First right whale mother, calf spotted off of Little Cumberland Island
By MICHAEL HALL
The Brunswick News
| Posted: Tuesday, December 16, 2014 12:00 am
A North Atlantic right whale
mother and her new calf swim Saturday about 18 miles off the coast of
Little Cumberland Island. The pair was the first of the annual right
whale calving migration to be identified by monitors.
The first North Atlantic right whale of the critically endangered
species’ annual migration south was spotted this past weekend off the
The pair was seen Saturday by an aerial survey from
the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission about 18 miles
east of Cumberland Island.
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