Fisheries Agency Lists Puget Sound Killer Whales as Endangered


Subject:
Washington State: Animals , Washington State: Environment , Washington State: Regions , Marine Mammals , Endangered Species , Puget Sound: Seattle, King County, Pierce County, Tacoma Narrows Bridge, more...

Description:
November 2005 announcement by the NOAA Fisheries Service that a "group of killer whales that visits Washington state's Puget Sound every summer has been listed as an endangered species under the federal Endangered Species Act." Includes links to more detailed information about the killer whales (orcas), which are officially known as Southern Resident killer whales. From the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Publisher:
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2005/s2533.htm


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