The North Atlantic Right Whale is the most endangered species among whales today.
The North Atlantic Right Whale is one of three baleen right whale species in the Eubalaena genus. They are among the biggest whales on earth.
Their docile and easy to hunt nature made them a target for ruthless hunting in past decades. Today, they are easily the most endangered whales in the world.
These whales are easy to identify with the callosities on their heads (caused by whale lice infestation), and a broad back lacking any dorsal fin. Also, their mouths arcs deeply from just below the eye. The North Atlantic right whale has a very dark gray/black body and some individuals have white patches on the belly.Continue reading