|North Pacific Right Whale|
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|Estimated Population||Estimated at 50. There have been about 30 identified sightings.|
|Family||Balaenidae (Baleen Whales)|
|Species||• E. japonica|
|Subspecies||• *B. japonica (Lacépède, 1804) (basionym)|
|Conservation Status |
The North Pacific Right Whale is considered the most endangered whale ever. There has been little sightings, about 30 that were identified. The estimated population is about 50, and many have high hopes they're making a comeback.
There is a subspecies of this whale with an estimated population of about 200 around Japan, but it is not counted due to Data Deficiency, scientists don't know if they interbreed.
- 1951, Killed by Whalers
- 1 November 2013- Friday News
|Marine||Marine Habitats • Aquariums • Global Oceans • Ocean Weather
|Vertebrate||Fishes • Mammals • Reptiles • Amphibians • Cartilaginous Fishes • Sharks
|Invertebrate||Arthropod • Mollusca • Echinoderms • Cnidaria
|Conservation Status||Critically Endangered • Endangered • Near Threatened • Vulnerable • Least Concern • Data Deficient • Not Evaluated|