Photos taken under General Authorization, Letter of Confirmation No. 481-1759, MMPA/ESA Research Permit #14210 and #18016 .  Do not reproduce without permission.

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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.