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First right whale calf born in 2019-2020 reported dead

On June 25, NOAA Fisheries Service received a report of a North Atlantic right whale carcass floating off the coast of New Jersey. [US]. The whale has been identified as the calf of Catalog #3560. An evaluation of the calf’s wounds during necropsy show the 7-month old, male right whale was injured by at least two separate vessel collisions.