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Minke Whale (B. acutorostrata) discovered by Tclenche (#9715)

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Sighting Info

Observed: September 15, 2017 @ 6:30 PM
Posted on: September 18, 2017 @ 4:32 PM (diff: 3 days)
Comments:
First sighted lunge feeding at 6:00 pm. This whale stayed in the one area feeding for almost an hour. It would put its mouth out of the water, then roll on its side. Several times we could see one fluke of the tail. As it was passing into shadows, it was very hard to photograph.

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