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North Pacific Right Whale
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Eubalaena japonica
Information
Range British Columbia
Estimated Population Estimated at 50. There have been about 30 identified sightings.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Cetacea
Family Balaenidae (Baleen Whales)
Genus Eubalaena
Species • E. japonica

(Lacépède, 1818)

Subspecies • *B. japonica (Lacépède, 1804) (basionym)
  • B. sieboldii (Gray, 1864)
  • E. sieboldii (Gray, 1868)
  • E. glacialis japonica (Imaizumi, 1958)
  • Balaenoptera antarctica (Temminck, 1841)
Conservation Status
(IUCN 3.1)
ENSpecies
Endangered

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.

Notable SightingsEdit

VideoEdit

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North Pacific Right Whale


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