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Contact: Beth Potier
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University of New Hampshire

Humpback Whale

Caption: This is a humpback whale with a scrape on its jaw. Scientists say injuries such as this one are sometimes a result from bottom-feeding.

Credit: NOAA/Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary

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Related news release: Research confirms bottom-feeding behavior of humpback whales


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