Whale Recovery: Most Humpback Populations Removed From U.s. Endangered Species List

The U.S. government on Wednesday removed nine of the world's 14 humpback whale populations from federal endangered pecies lists, but the whales that migrate through Central California are not among them.

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  • Humpback Whales – MarineBio Conservation Society
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  • Threatened & Endangered Species – MarineBio Conservation ...
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  • Endangered and Threatened Animal Species of Alabama ...
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