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RedList Friends: North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis)

RedList Friends: North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis)

Here are seven facts about the North Atlantic Right Whale! Its scientific name is Eubalaena glacialis, which means “True Whale of the ice.” E. glacialis typically weighs between 55 thousand to 95 thousand kilograms (or about 120 thousand to 210 thousand pounds), and can measure up to 17 meters or 55 feet in length. E. glacialis inhabits a range from The Gulf of Mexico to Iceland. There is also a Pacific population of E. glacialis, however the populations are isolated…

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