Technology used in hunt of a different kind for North Atlantic right whales

Part of the question is "where have they gone." The other part of the question (which I don't see addressed here) is "why have they left?" Is it shipping? Over-fishing? Pollution? Warming waters? This is important information also!

Davies said similar work last summer in the Roseway Basin, a known right whale habitat, left scientists shaking their heads when they recorded 93 sightings in August and then found they had all left just two weeks later.

”The fact that there were so many whales and they just deserted the whole area was shocking,” she said.