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Gray Whale Carcass: Seaview Approach, WA; 0.5 NM Offshore Long Beach, WA.

0.5 NM Offshore Long Beach, WA. | 2017-May-01

Initial Notification: On May 1, 2017, the NOAA SSC was notified of a dead Gray Whale (approximately 22-30 feet in length) floating near Seaview Approach, 0.5 NM offshore of Long Beach, WA. Estimated weight of carcass is about 9,000 kg. The whale is currently entangled in fishing gear. A trajectory is requested.

Incident Details
Primary threat:Other
Latitude (approximate): 46° 19.95′ North
Longitude (approximate): 124° 4.92′ West