MAINE COALITION FOR
NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALES

MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT RIGHT WHALES IN MAINE

The Maine Coalition for North Atlantic Right Whales has compiled common myths that are frequently circulated about right whales in Maine. Learn more about these myths, and get the facts, along with links to sources and peer-reviewed scientific research.

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ABOUT THE MAINE COALITION FOR NORTH ATLANTIC RIGHT WHALES

The Maine Coalition for North Atlantic Right Whales is a group of Maine scientists, educators and concerned citizens whose mission is to provide the public with accurate facts and scientific data pertaining to the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale, and to advocate for its recovery. We are committed to fact-based education about the human-caused threats right whales face along the Maine coast, and throughout their coastal ocean home on the eastern seaboard of North America.