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Please refer to a complete geologic time scale when this one seems inadequate. The remaining gray whales are in the Pacific. The Western Pacific Grays are seriously endangered ( animals left with only 20 breeding females) and recently set upon by oil and gas operations in Sakhalin, Russia where they feed in the summer.
The Eastern Pacific grays are currently in a pretty healthy population state (20,+). However, to look out over the horizon and see the white spray of salt water coming from the blow of a huge hump-back whale is much more exciting sight and a .
In other words, Pacific gray whales have periodically swum across the Arctic Ocean and into the Atlantic and established populations that survived for millennia. Humpback whales were hunted as early as the 18th century.
By the 19th century, many nations (the United States in particular), were hunting the animal heavily in the Atlantic Ocean and to a lesser extent in the Indian and Pacific Oceans.
The lateth-century introduction of the explosive harpoon allowed whalers to accelerate their take.