The Right Whale Research Program of the Aquarium has been one of the longest continuously-running whale programs in the world. Proceeds from the purchase of these gifts will go directly toward the yearly costs of field research and data analysis.

For more information or to purchase one of these right whale gifts, call 617-973-6582 or email




Plush right whale

There are many stuffed animals on the market, but this is the only one that looks like a right whale! This little whale is cute, soft and accurate, too, with wool callosities, corduroy baleen and paddle-shaped flippers. $20

Also available for purchase online.






High-quality, 100-percent cotton T-shirt with Right Whale Research Program logo. Available in periwinkle, ice blue, bright salmon and emerald. $20. Adult sizes: S, M, L, XL.

To purchase a right whale t-shirt, call 617-973-6582 or email







Disappearing Giants

By Scott Kraus and Ken Mallory

This small-format hardcover book tells the story of the North Atlantic right whale and the decades of efforts by scientists and citizens to ensure this species' survival. It is filled with interesting facts and lots of color photos. 48 pages. $10.

To purchase one of these right whale gifts, call 617-973-6582 or email






The Urban Whale: North Atlantic Right Whales at the Crossroads

Edited by Scott Kraus and Rosalind M. Rolland

First published in 2007, The Urban Whale is now available in paperback. The book covers nearly everything we know about North Atlantic right whales in a clear and accessible style and includes many photos and illustrations. Major contributions to The Urban Whale came from the right whale research staff at the New England Aquarium. 576 pages. $19.95 (paperback).

This book is available online through or by ordering directly from the publisher, Harvard University Press.