North Pacific Right Whale (image) NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region Share Print E-Mail Caption An endangered right whale surfaces off Kodiak, Alaska, in 2005. Only about 30 right whales remain in the North Pacific, making among the world's most endangered whales. Credit Brenda Rone/Alaska Fisheries Science Center Usage Restrictions CREDIT: Brenda Rone/Alaska Fisheries Science Center Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.