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Boaters are encouraged to be on the lookout during right whale calving season
If you plan to boat or fish in the Atlantic Ocean this winter, be on the lookout for North Atlantic right whales that are calving in state and federal waters off Florida, Georgia and South Carolina from November through April. These endangered species are extremely hard to spot and collisions with vessels put passengers and crew at risk and could cause injury or death to right whales. With fewer than 350, right whales are one of the world’s most endangered large whale species.
Follow these boating safety tips during right whale season:
Learn more about what you can do to prevent right whale collisions at MyFWC.com/Research by clicking “Wildlife.”