How Many Whales Are Killed Each Year?

Answer

While the exact number of how many whales are killed each year may not be specifically known, it is estimated that around 1,500 to 2,500 whales are hunted every year. The Makeh tribe in Washington traditionally hunts whales, and kills around 40 to 60 each year in the last decade. Whaling is a controversial practice, and there are many organizations that track the number of whales hunted year to year.
Reference:
Q&A Related to "How Many Whales Are Killed Each Year?"
Only the killer whale is recognized as a killer. Hwever, whales have been know to accidentally and also intentionally ram boats, whihc in some case has resulted in death. The killer
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/How_many_whales_kill_eac...
551 whales are killed annually by the Japanese. They are
http://www.chacha.com/question/how-many-whales-are...
At the moment, Norway and Japan are increasing the number of whales hunted each year. In 1997, a total of 1,043 Minke Whales were killed. This is nearly double the 556 whales that
http://www.abc.net.au/oceans/whale/sanc.htm
Despite this international ban on whaling, whales are still being killed on a daily basis. Statistics show: 1,400 whales are killed every year. 25,000 whales have been killed for
http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200902...
1 Additional Answer
Even with anti-whale hunting laws about 1,400 whales are killed each year. They are hunted for food, to make products, and for sport. The most whales are killed off the coasts of Asia.
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2015 Ask.com