Moby Rick

Location: Hawaii

Moby Rick is a North Pacific humpback whale named in memory of Richard Scott Roemmer and was last seen in 2018.

Research conducted opportunistically aboard PacWhale Eco-Adventures, a wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific Whale Foundation. Whales were not approached closer than 100 yards, per Hawaii regulations.

Adopt Moby Rick today

Receive a story of your marine animal, picture of your marine animal, a map of available sightings, and your Certificate of Adoption.
Receive the Standard Package PLUS an ultra soft plush whale, dolphin, or turtle and a Pacific Whale Foundation cinch bag.
Receive the Standard Package PLUS marine-animal themed lesson plans for grades K-8, a realistic model of a whale (or turtle), and other educational classroom materials.
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Plush Animal $20
Model Whale $40
Bumper Sticker $5
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Pacific Whale Foundation is a non-profit tax-exempt IRSC 501(c)(3) organization: federal tax ID number 99-0207417. Your donation is U.S. tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Thank you for your support.

If you'd like to help us grow our list of adoptive animals, you can instead Name a Marine Animal on the following page: Marine Animal Adoption and Naming

Photo Donations: PWF’s research department accepts high-quality photos of dolphin dorsal fins and humpback whale tail flukes taken in the Pacific. All donation photos are cataloged with the name and contact information of the donor and we will notify you of any re-sightings that occur. In order to be cataloged, photos must be accompanied by the date and location of each sighting. For more information about this program, visit Photo Donations

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