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Female humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) stranded on the beach at Calais, France. According to the scientist who performed the autopsy, this whale died of starvation

© Yann Avril / Biosphoto

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Image size: 5361x8042 pixels (17.9"x26.8" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2022-02-10

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Keywords

Animal / Wild animal / Mammal / Marine mammal / Cetacean / Whale / Rorqual / Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Shot / Overview

February

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Least Concern (IUCN) LC

Species / Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) / CITES Appendix 1

Science / Meteorology / Meteorological phenomenon / Tide / Low tide

Europe / European Union / France / Hauts-de-France / Nord-Pas-de-Calais / Pas-de-Calais 62

Behavior / Hunger

World sea and ocean / Atlantic Ocean / North Atlantic Ocean / English Channel

Behavior / Death / Corpse

Area / Marine area / Sea / Temperate sea

Shot / Front shot

Environment / Destruction of biodiversity

Ground (to)

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Whalebone plate

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (zoology) / Mouth

Enumeration / Alone

Individual / Female

Individual / Stage of development / Adult

Ambiance / Seasons / Temperate season / Winter

Science / Meteorology / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / Cloud

Area / Strand / Sand shore / Sand beach

Area / Naturalness / Natural area

Environment / Destruction of biodiversity / Species destruction

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Opisthokonta / Metazoa / Bilateria / Coelomata / Deuterostomia / Chordata / Vertebrata / Synapsida / Therapsida / Mammalia / Cetacea / Balaenopteridae / Megaptera

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