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Are Atlantic right whales mammals?

All whales are mammals. As are dolphins as well.


What kind of oceans do right whales live in?

The right whale can live in the Atlantic Ocean.


Is there a right whale?

There are 3 species of right whales. They are the North Atlantic right whale, the North Pacific right whale and the southern right whale.


Why is the whales endangered?

Do you mean "Why ARE whales endangered?" Some are, some aren't. Most are endangered because of past intensive whaling. Today certain populations (e.g. North Atlantic right whales in the western North Atlantic) are struggling to increase because of ship strikes and entanglement in fishing gear.


What is the most endangered whale species?

North Pacific Right Whale, North Atlantic Right Whale, Blue Whale What he/she means is that the whales in the North Pacific and North Atlantic and the blue whales are endangered because either they can't find enough food, or they are being illegally hunted.


What is being done to save the fin whales form becomeng exstinct?

There are couple of conservation efforts going on at the moment. The Atlantic Large Whale Take Reduction Team was established to develop a plan to reduce the incidental serious injury and mortality of fin whales, right whales, humpback whales, and minke whales in the South Atlantic shark gillnet fishery, the Gulf of Maine and Mid-Atlantic lobster trap/pot fishery, the Mid-Atlantic gillnet fishery, and the Gulf of Maine sink gillnet fishery. As well, Sea Shepherd is leading the effort to defend and protect fin whales from the harpoons of the illegal Japanese whalers in the Antarctic.


What are the most endangered whals?

North Atlantic right whale, Western Pacific grey whale, Bowhead, Narwhal, Cook Inlet beluga whales these are the most endangered whales in the world


What is the right age for adulthood?

The right age for adulthood is 18 :)


What kind of whale is the right whale?

There are 3 species of right whales - the North Atlantic right whale (Eubalaena glacialis), North Pacific right whale (Eubalaena japonica) and the southern right whale (Eubalaena australis). All are baleen whales (they have plates made of keratin that they use to filter their food, instead of teeth).


Where do the whale survive?

Colony's of whales all survive in an ocean, most are endangered they all are ones without teeth. All of them eat krill or plankton. The most endangered is the right whale.


Are right whales ballean whales?

No. Baleen whales and Right whales are both different types.


What is the temperature in the oceans that right whales live in?

There are no right whales. Or left whales. All whales are equal.


Do right whales eat other right whales?

no Right Whales eat small little fish


Are there whales in long island sound?

Yes. Several species of cetaceans inhabit Long Island Sound, including large baleen whales such as the North Atlantic right whale and smaller toothed species such as bottenosed dolphins and harbor porpoise.


Why are the southern right whales the right whales to kill?

The southern right whales were the right whales to kill because they were slower swimmers and had alot of blubber with could be sold for money. Hope this helps.


Were did the southern right whale get its scientific name from?

Right whales got their name when whales were commonly hunted. These whales were some of the most commonly hunted, and were called the "right" whales for whalers to target.


Do right whales eat dolphins?

Right whales don't eat Dolphins. Right whales can't eat Dolphins. Right whales are filter feeders. They don't have the teeth to take a dolphin apart, and can't swallow anything that big.


What types of whales live in the pacific ocean?

the humpback and the killer whale lives there.....also add these whales; sperm grey, blue, north and south right, pilot, false killer, sei, fin, melon head, Brydes, whale shark, minke and all their sub-species. All whales are in the Pacific and the Atlantic oceans


Why are the right whales one of the most endangered mammals on the planet?

Right whales are called "right" whales because thy were considered the "right whales to hunt" - they are slow moving and float once killed. This is one reason why they were nearly wiped out. Now days the biggest threat to Right Whales is large ships. Ships often hit the slow moving whales which causes massive internal injuries. Northern Right Whales are far more endangered than Southern Right Whales because there are more shipping lanes in the Northern Oceans.


What are right whales good for?

Right whales are an excellent source of whale oil.


Kinds of baleen whales?

Some kinds of baleen whales are grey whales, right whales, humpback whales, and blue whales.


Do right whales have teeth?

Right whales, gray whales, humpback whales, and blue whales are baleen whales, which means that they don't have teeth. They cannot eat large fishes, seals, and sea lions. They only eat plankton.


Can you see north Atlantic right whales in Ireland?

Yes it is possible. They are found along the east of the US, Newfoundland in Canada, Iceland, North Spain, West France, Norway and right around Ireland, so it is very possible.


What whales are extinct?

The northern right whales


What is the differences of a right whale and sperm whale?

Sperm whales are toothed whales, while right whales are baleen whales. The right whales are usually smaller than the sperm whales and are more vulnerable to human beings attacking them. The sperm whale also has a large head that is a third of its body length, which contains the spermaceti organ.