- To be the eyes, ears and voice of the northern right whale in its only
known calving ground off the Florida Atlantic coast.
- To cooperate with scientists and resource managers and report whale
sightings to alert ships at sea in order to reduce ship collisions, the
greatest known cause of death of northern right whales.
patterns and behavioral characteristics in the southeast critical habitat.
TO REPORT A WHALE
Please add these phone numbers to your cell address book:
> IN HAMMOCK DUNES SECTOR CALL SHARON AT 313-333-7344
> OR CALL THE HOTLINE 1-888-979-4253 / 1-888-97-WHALE
For any sighting, be prepared with the following
Date, time and location of the sighting
Number of animals sighted
Distinctive features and estimated length
of the animal
How you can be contacted (i.e. contact
information for original report; how an
observer can be contacted)
Signs of injury or entanglement
Description of behavior, any injuries
and/or entangling gear
If the whale is dead, the condition of the
For more information: Marineland Right Whale Blog