Number 4: Hard Times for the Right Whale

Woods Hole Currents: Volume 10, Number 4, 2004

Table of Contents

The Tale of the Whale

Putting a population to the test

The North Atlantic Right Whale

A species on the edge of extinction struggles to recover

The Collision Course of Whales and Humans

Ships and right whales are meeting too often at sea

Taking the Right Approach to Whales

A conversation with marine mammal researcher Michael Moore

One Sailboat. Six People. 18,000 Miles

Night watches, flying fish, and more tales of a 13-month voyage

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

Fishing lines are snaring the unwanted bycatch

A Slippery Rope

An experiment in flossing with fishing line

The Death of Churchill

The final days of a right whale caught in man's snares

Learn More About Right Whale Conservation Efforts

Organizations and Program Resources