2 more dead North Atlantic right whales found in Gulf of St. Lawrence

A CBC article discussing more deaths of the endangered species.

Two North Atlantic right whales were found floating dead in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on Tuesday, according to Fisheries and Oceans Canada.

That brings the total to four confirmed North Atlantic right whale deaths in Canadian waters this year.

“We are currently working with marine mammal response partners to identify next steps. More information will be provided as it becomes available,” the federal agency said in a media statement Tuesday evening. 

The whales were discovered off the Acadian Peninsula in northeastern New Brunswick.

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