NOAA Fisheries to announce revised humpback whale listing

September 5, 2016
A humpback whale and calf in the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary.

NOAA Fisheries will hold a call for reporters to announce changes to the Endangered Species Act listing of humpback whales, following an extensive review of their status.

Teleconference announcing changes to the status of humpback whales.
Please note that this call is for working reporters only.

Angela Somma, chief, NOAA Fisheries’ endangered species division
Marta Nammack, NOAA Fisheries’ national Endangered Species Act listing coordinator

Tuesday, September 6, 4:30 pm ET

Call-In (U.S.): 888-989-9743​
Call-in (International): 1-415-228-4652
Passcode: HUMPBACK

Photos, video and other resources:
Humpback whale B-roll: link


Jennie Lyons,, 301-427-8013