FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
NOTICE TO FISH HARVESTERS
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
For information, contact:
Tel. (709) 772-6319
E-mail: [email protected]