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Recovery Strategy for the North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis) in Atlantic Canadian Waters.

Appendix A: Further Information

Emergency Contact number for entangled, entrapped, stranded or dead right whales: 

In Maritimes: Fisheries and Ocean Canada Environmental Emergencies, Regional Operations Centre

902-426-6030 or 800-565-1633

In Nova Scotia: Marine Animal Response Society (MARS)


In Quebec: Quebec Marine Mammal Emergency Response Network

1-877-7baleine (1-877-722-5346)

In Newfoundland and Labrador: Whale Release and Stranding Group



 Canadian Whale Institute

Right Whale Canada

Grand Manan Whale & Seabird Research Station

International Fund for Animal Welfare Campobello Whale Rescue Team

New England Aquarium:

North Atlantic Right Whale Consortium

St Andrews Biological Station Species at Risk Group

Marine Mammal Critical Areas

World Wildlife Fund

World Conservation Union List of Threatened Species

Species at Risk Public Registry

Aquatic Species at Risk – Fisheries and Oceans Canada