An Atlantic Northern Right Whale, clearly showing the distinctive callosities and curved mouth.
The distinctive V-shaped blow of a right whale (Eubalaena glacialis).
The remains of an Atlantic Northern Right Whale after it has collided with a boat propeller.
Orange whale lice on a right whale.
A female Atlantic Northern Right Whale with her calf.
By Moria Brown
Off New England coast
Stamp FR 199 Faroe Islands, 1990: North Atlantic Right Whale (Eubalaena glacialis).
New range map: Excludes E. japonica, which is considered now a separate species