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Recommended Shipping Routes to Reduce Ship Strikes to North Atlantic Right Whales

In November 2006, NOAA established a set of recommended vessel routes in four locations to reduce the likelihood of ship collisions in key right whale habitats.

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Jacksonville, FL
Map of Recommended Route

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Updated: November 20, 2012

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