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Fifth right whale necropsy

A fifth necropsy took place on July 21 in Grand-Étang, Que. The right whale was first observed drifting on July 18. The preliminary results of the necropsy are inconclusive on the cause of death. According to veterinarians, the whale was in good condition, with no obvious signs of trauma or entanglement. The final and detailed...

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Two additional North Atlantic right whales found in Gulf of St. Lawrence

Fisheries and Oceans Canada confirmed reports on Tuesday of two additional dead North Atlantic right whales in the Gulf of St. Lawrence. The whales were located near the Acadian Peninsula, New Brunswick and west of the Magdalen Islands, Quebec. These are the third and fourth confirmed dead North Atlantic right whales reported in Canadian waters...

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North Atlantic Right whale necropsy in Petit Étang

Following the report of a dead North Atlantic right whale on June 20, Fisheries and Oceans Canada has been working with marine mammal response partners on the issue. The Canadian Coast Guard vessel CCGS Cpl. Teather located the whale June 24 and is towing it toward Cape Breton. They are working with marine mammal experts...

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