Demography of the endangered North Atlantic right whale

@article{Fujiwara2001DemographyOT,
  title={Demography of the endangered North Atlantic right whale},
  author={Masami Fujiwara and Hal Caswell},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2001},
  volume={414},
  pages={537-541}
}
Northern right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) were formerly abundant in the northwestern Atlantic, but by 1900 they had been hunted to near extinction. After the end of commercial whaling the population was thought to be recovering slowly; however, evidence indicates that it has been declining since about 1990 (ref. 1). There are now fewer than 300 individuals, and the species may already be functionally extinct owing to demographic stochasticity or the difficulty of females locating mates in the… 

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