This whale was first photographed by the photo-ID project in 2005, however, we have photographs provided by NMFS of this whale going back to 1994. This whale is a male and was found dead near Hope, AK in October, 2013. Necropsy results found that this whale choked to death on a starry flounder.
Left-side photo of BandAid.
Right-side photo of BandAid.
Photo of dead stranded BandAid. Photo courtesy of Kathy Burek.