Blue Whale Listing Status

Marine Mammal Protection Act Status:  Depleted throughout the range

Endangered Species Act Status: Endangered on December 2, 1970

Current Population Trends:

Critical Habitat: Not Available

Recovery Plan:  July 1998

Draft Revised Recovery Plan: October 2018

Federal Register: Notice of Availability of Draft Revised Recovery Plan for the Blue Whale and Notice of Initiation of a 5-Year Review for the Blue Whale