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Encounter # 54 • August 12 • K Pod

J44 with mom, J17.
Photo by Stewart Macintyre

K21's tooth rake wound healing well
Photo by Stewart Macintyre

Encounter # 54 • August 12 • K Pod

Departed Snug Harbor: 4:05 p.m.
Begin Encounter: 4:13 p.m.
Start Lat: 48° 36.057 N
Start Long: 123° 12.600 W
End Encounter: 4:39 p.m.
End Lat: 48° 38.009 N
End Long: 123° 11.965 W
Returned to Snug Harbor: 5:56 p.m.

Observers: Ken Balcomb, Gail Richard, Stewart Macintyre, Charolette Foster and Kat Middleton

The encounter began at 4:13 p.m. just off Kellett Bluff. K pod was spread out heading north. The whales picked up speed and began propoising off Battleship Rock. The encounter ended about a mile west of Speiden Channel, with the whales still moving quickly north.


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These photos were taken under MMPA permit #532-1822and/or DFO license #2006-08/SARA-34.