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North Pacific Right Whale (Eubalaena japonica)
Policy Actions

1970

1973

  • Northern right whale listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA)
  • Northern right whale designated as depleted under the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA)

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