Courtesy of Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.

FL - 5th & 6th Right Whale Calves Spotted off Florida

Southern researchers with the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission have spotted two more North Atlantic right whale calves.

The calves are the fifth and sixth reported during the current birthing season for the critically endangered species which has an estimated population of around 400.

The 19-year-old Harmony was spotted with a calf 11 miles off Jacksonville. It was her fourth calf with the last being born in 2016.

Halo, a 15-year-old, and her calf were sighted off Crescent Beach, Florida. This is Halo’s second calf. The first was born in 2014.

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