NOAA Fisheries Extends Slow Zone for Right Whales Near Nantucket Through October 6
North Atlantic right whales are on the move along the Atlantic coast of the U.S. and last Wednesday the New England Aquarium saw right whales Southeast of Nantucket, MA. That triggered an extension of the Right Whale Slow Zone to be in effect through October 6, 2022. The agency reminds mariners that if they see an endangered right whale to give it a wide berth — 500 yards to be precise. It is a violation of federal and state law not to do so.
NOAA’s press release also ...
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