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The Urban Whale
Language: en
Pages: 543
Authors: Scott D. Kraus, Rosalind M. Rolland
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Harvard University Press

In 1980 a group of scientists censusing marine mammals in the Bay of Fundy was astonished by the sight of 25 right whales. Until that time, scientists believed the North Atlantic right whale was extinct or nearly so. The sightings electrified the research community, spurring a quarter century of exploration,
Disappearing Giants
Language: en
Pages: 48
Authors: Scott Kraus, Kenneth Mallory
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Bunker Hill Publishing, Inc.

The North Atlantic right whale is the most endangered large whale in the oceans today. This is a story of science and rediscovery, of survival and protection, and of research, without which we cannot hope to protect the right whale's habitat.
North Atlantic Right Whales
Language: en
Pages: 432
Authors: David W. Laist
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-29 - Publisher: JHU Press

In the cold waters of the North Atlantic Ocean, some of the heartiest humans of medieval days ventured out in search of whales. Through the centuries, people became increasingly dependent on whale oil and other cetacean products. To meet this growing demand, whaling became ever more sophisticated and intense, leading
The North Atlantic Right Whale
Language: en
Pages: 104
Authors: Joann Hamilton-Barry
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-02 - Publisher: Nimbus Publishing (CN)

The North Atlantic right whale, also called the "urban" whale for its proximity to industrialized regions of North America's east coast, is one of the largest whales in the world. Averaging 14 metres, and weighing about 40,000 kilograms, it is known for its graceful tail, callosities, lack of dorsal fins,
The Search for the Right Whale
Language: en
Pages: 36
Authors: Scott D. Kraus, Kenneth Mallory
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Crown Pub

Follows a team of New England Aquarium scientists as they follow and study migrating North Atlantic right whales and speculates about the future survival of this endangered species.