The location of a perplexing piece of flotsam that turned out to be a dead whale, without a tail and head, north of St. James Bay on the west side of Lynn Canal. (Courtesy Image | Julie Speegle)

The location of a perplexing piece of flotsam that turned out to be a dead whale, without a tail and head, north of St. James Bay on the west side of Lynn Canal. (Courtesy Image | Julie Speegle)

Fishermen spot giant squid, turns out to be a ‘badly-decomposed’ whale

The whale, now missing its head and tail, died in June, likely after collision with large vessel

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