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HMSC/MMI respond to blue whale washed ashore in Oregon

November 6th, 2015 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The OSU Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) has been in the news with a 78-foot blue whale that washed up near Gold Beach, OR this week. Dr. Bruce Mate , Director of the OSU Marine Mammal Institute (MMI), and Jim Rice of MMI’s Oregon Marine Mammal Stranding Network are on scene, and are making arrangements for the skeleton to come to HMSC in Newport, OR for eventual display. See today’s story on Oregon Public Broadcasting.

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