The Endangered North Atlantic Right Whale Lecture Series
August 7, 2003
Right whales seem to be able to evade slow, small vessels, but appear to be oblivious to large ships that too often strike and kill them.
Peter Tyack, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, Woods Hole, MA
July 31, 2003
Constraints on the right whales' ability to find and feed on highly localized, dense patches of plankton may be limiting the food supply they require to reproduce successfully.
Stormy Mayo, Center for Coastal Studies, Provincetown, MA
July 24, 2003
What was the population and distribution of North Atlantic Right Whales before the dire impact of commericial whaling? Whaleship logbooks, old newspapers and period narratives provide clues.
Randall Reeves, Okapi Wildlife Associates, Quebec, Canada