Humpback Whales

ESA Status Revision

Critical Habitat

  • Center for Biological Diversity, Turtle Island Restoration Network, and the Wishtoyo Chumash Foundation 60-Day Notice of Intent to Sue: Violations of the Endangered Species Act; Failure to Designate Critical Habitat for Distinct Population Segments of Humpback Whales, December 2017 

Status Review and Petitions to Delist

Management and Recovery

Endangered Species Act Section 7 Consultations

Viewing Humpbacks


Research and Monitoring

Humpback whale fluke. Photo: John Moran, NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center permit.

Population Information


Glacier Bay

Regional and National


Additional Information