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Narwhal (Monodon monoceros)

  narwhals - Kristin Laidre photo
(Monodon monoceros)
Credit: Kristin Laidre, University of Washington



MMPA - all marine mammals are protected under the MMPA
CITES Appendix II - throughout its range

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea
Family: Monodontidae
Genus: Monodon
Species: monoceros

Key Documents
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Title Federal Register Date
Stock Assessment Report n/a 2010

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Updated: June 10, 2014

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