2015 04 03 Be careful with your boats around whales- the zippered effect of a prop on a whale's back Print E-mail
Written by Andrew Stevenson   
1613_4_bd_2015_04_03_as
This poor whale has the prop of a small boat slash across its back lopping off the dorsal fin and almost amputating the right side of the fluke as seen below. Photographed on Challenger Bank today, a reminder for boats to keep a eye out for whales. Luckily this one survived...
1613_2_bd_2015_04_03_as
We're still trying to identify this whale as we didn't get a clear shot of the ventral side of its fluke
 
Whales Bermuda, Powered by Joomla! and designed by SiteGround web hosting