Dead fin whale found in Commencement Bay near Tacoma
TACOMA, Wash. – Crews were working Friday afternoon to remove a dead fin whale found in Commencement Bay earlier in the day.
The whale was killed when it was hit by a ship, Michael Milstein with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said.
Officials were attempting to tow it to a location where they could perform a necropsy.
The whale was about 50 feet, and was a male.