Two dead marine mammals--a fur seal and a whale.
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.
A fin whale washed ashore in St. George, Pribilofs, Alaska.
A highly decomposed whale carcass was identified as a gray whale.
New beaked whale species: Berardius
Dead whale with interesting dolphin-like face.
At Moses Point, Northeast of Elim, we found a dead beluga whale.
Dead orca observed in the Bering Strait region.
8-7-12 Dead grey whale - Nome, Alaska, USA
Several sightings of dead baby belugas were reported on the shores of the community and in the area over the past few days.
3-5-14 Advisory - beluga safety