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Finback Whales are endangered. Their migration habits are not well understood, however, they are found in all oceans of the world. It is thought that they may migrate to subtropical waters for mating and calving during the winter months and to the colder areas of the Arctic and Antarctic for feeding during the summer. There is recent evidence that during winter Fin Whales may disperse to deep ocean water. Because of their speed and preference for the vast open seas, Fin Whales were protected from early whalers. However, with modern whaling methods they became easy victims. Between 1935 and 1965 as many as 30,000 Fin Whales were slaughtered per year.