Mother and calf interaction
North Atlantic right whale image by: FWC Research
Right whale Catalog #1604 and her 2015 calf interacting at the surface of the water on January 19, 2015 off Vilano Beach, FL. They were originally spotted for the first time this calving season from Ormond Beach, FL by the volunteer sighting network on January 13. Remember to keep your eyes peeled for whales this winter when you are on the beach! If you see a right whale from a boat, please comply with the following guidelines.
Photo Taken: January 19, 2015
Photo Credit (full credit required for use):
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, taken under NOAA research permit #15488.