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NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALE SIGHTING

FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA

 

NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS

 

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Nov. 12, 2021

 

NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALE SIGHTING

 

On Thursday, November 11, 2021, a North Atlantic right whale was sighted swimming near Herring Neck, Notre Dame Bay, NL.

 

Based on the information available, no temporary measures will be implemented at this time. However, harvesters should be on alert while in this area.

 

The Government of Canada is undertaking extensive surveillance of many areas of Atlantic Canadian waters where North Atlantic right whales may be present.

 

To view this sighting and future sightings, please follow the link below.

 

For additional information: Regular updates and sightings maps will be posted at the following address: http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/species-especes/mammals-mammiferes/narightwhale-baleinenoirean/alert-alerte/index-eng.html

 

 

 

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For information, contact:

Connie Dobbin-Vincent

Resource Manager

Tel. (709) 772-6319

E-mail: [email protected]

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