There are only about humpback whales left in the oceans. In the early whaling was very popular & over whales were killed. Commercial whaling has been banned since the late & currently whaling has been minimized significantly.
The killer whale, also referred to as the orca whale or orca, and less commonly as the blackfish, is a toothed whale belonging to the oceanic dolphin family. Wikipedia - Stop the Dolphin and Orca Slaughter NOW