Resources

Resources for Sharing the Seas: Whale Conservation & Awareness

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To Report Injured, Dead or Entangled Marine Mammals and Sea Turtles in the Northeast US (Maine-Virginia), call NOAA’s hotline: 1-866- 755-6622. Other regions click here for hotline information. NOTE: sightings may always be reported to the US Coast Guard via VHF Ch. 16

RIGHT WHALE EDUCATION CURRICULUM AND RESOURCES

Links to North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium Education Resources

Like us on Facebook: Face-ing Extinction: The North Atlantic Right Whale

Watch: The Journey of a Right Whale (7 min) 

North Atlantic Right Whale Dockside informational Panel For more information or to request a sign, contact Christin Khan, NOAA NE Fisheries Science Center: christin.khan@noaa.gov

APPS

  • WhaleAlert by NOAA Stellwagen Bank Marine Sanctuary, IFAW, Conserve.iO

ONLINE RESOURCES

For whale information:

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For boating information:

Informationen zu Walen und Delfinen im Mittelmeer, sind hier auf Deutsch zum Download erhältlich.//Any sailors transiting the Mediterranean wanting additional information in German, click here for a downloadable guide.

For marine debris information:

 

BOOKS

  • Carwardine, Mark. Eyewitness Handbooks: Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises. Dorling Kindersley Publishing, Inc., 1995
  • Clapham, Phil. Right Whales. World Life Library, Voyageur Press. 72 pages; 2004
  • Haley, Nelson Cole. Whale Hunt, Mystic Seaport Publication, 1970
  • Kraus, Scott and M. Rolland. The Urban Whale: North Atlantic Right Whales at the Crossroad. Harvard University Press, 2007
  • Kraus, Scott and Kenney Mallory. Disappearing Giants: The North Atlantic Right Whale. Bunker Hill Publishing in association with New England Aquarium. 2004
  • Leatherwood, Stephen and Randal Reeves. The Sierra Club Whales and Dolphins. Sierra Club Books. 1983
  • Wynne, Kate and Malia Schwartz. Guide to Marine Mammals and Turtles of the US Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico. Sea Grant Publication. 120 pages; 1999