Eubalaena glacialis (North Atlantic right whale) - MCZ-62052

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2022-05-17
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Eubalaena glacialis
North Atlantic right whale
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Eubalaena glacialis (North Atlantic right whale) - MCZ-62052 - male - 10.3 m - Pelvic location - Harvard University. 33.8 foot, 2.5-year-old male known as #2366, and the calf of #1266, washed ashore at Second Beach, Middletown, RI. Whale was entangled in 1 cm pot warp with 1 line through the mouth at the base of the tongue and 6 to 8 lines tightly wrapped around the base of the right flipper where they had become embedded in the bone of the humerus. Skeleton, missing both pelvic bones, and hyoid (went with larynx to Mt Sinai School of Medicine), salvaged for the MCZ, Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA.
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