Dead Southern Right Whale Calf (image) NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a right whale calf washed up at Peninsula Valdes, Argentina. New research indicates a likely connection between the deaths of hundreds such calves starting in the mid-2000s and blooms of the toxic algae Pseudo-nitzschia. Credit Andrea Chirife, Southern Right Whale Health Monitoring Program Usage Restrictions CREDIT: Andrea Chirife, Southern Right Whale Health Monitoring Program Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.