Fisheries and Oceans Canada
NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALE SIGHTING
On Wednesday, November 1, 2023, a North Atlantic right whale was sighted swimming near Long Pond, CBS, NL.
Due to the area of sighting, no temporary measures will be implemented at this time. However, harvesters should be on alert while in this area.
The Government of Canada is undertaking extensive surveillance of many areas of Atlantic Canadian waters where North Atlantic right whales may be present.
To view this sighting and future sightings, please follow the link below.
For additional information: Regular updates and sightings maps will be posted at the following address: Whale Insight - An interactive map of North Atlantic right whale detections in Canada (dfo-mpo.gc.ca)