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26 June 2018 / NOAA Fisheries

Unusual Mortality Events for Large Whales, Ice Seals closed

The Working Group on Marine Mammal Unusual Mortality Events has closed both UMEs. What caused those events remains a mystery.

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Bears feeding on a fin whale carcass on the southwest shore of Kodiak Island, near the mouth of the Sikhoi River.
Credit: Edson_ca/NOAA