Whale vertebrae wrapped up in derelict net. Whale had succumbed fairly recently
to drowning while entangled as flesh was still associated with vertebrae.
Image ID: reef3009, NOAA's Coral Kingdom Collection
Location: Northwest Hawaiian Islands, Pearl and Hermes Atoll
Photo Date: 2004 July
Photographer: Dr. Dwayne Meadows, NOAA/NMFS/OPR
Category: Coral Reefs/Stress Debris/
• High Resolution Photo Available