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Near [57.2,-170.1]


Dead Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus)

St. Paul, Alaska, United States
26 Feb 2015

This is one in a string of dead whale sightings that have been designated as the 2015 Gulf of Alaska Large Whale Unusual Mortality Event (UME). From May to mid-August, 30 large whales were reported including 11 fin whales, 14 humpback whales, 1 gray whale and 4 other unidentified large cetaceans.

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