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Humpback Whale Entangled

Caption: This is a humpback whale entangled in fishing gear off New England. Health assessment techniques can improve our understanding of human impacts on endangered whales. Image was taken by Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies under NOAA permit 932-1489.

Credit: Image was taken by Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies under NOAA permit 932-1489.

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