Sunday, February 19, 2012

New Petition (CLOSED)

I have started another petition for dolphins and whales. Here it is:

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Baleen Whales

Although toothed whales are my main focus, baleen whales are very special too. As a request from one of my followers, I have decided to make a list of all baleen whales and their conservation status according to the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.


Blue Whale: Endangered

Fin Whale: Endangered

Sei Whale: Endangered

Bryde's Whale: Data Deficient

Pygmy Bryde's Whale: Unknown (no picture found)

Common Minke Whale: Least Concern

Antarctic Minke Whale: Data Deficient

Omura's Whale: Data Deficient

Humpback Whale: Least Concern

Right Whales: 

Bowhead Whale: Least Concern

North Atlantic Right Whale: Endangered

North Pacific Right Whale: Endangered

Southern Right Whale: Least Concern

Gray Whale (placed in family of own):

Gray Whale: Least Concern

Pygmy Right Whale (placed in family of own):

Pygmy Right Whale: Data Deficient