Necropsy confirms J34 died in 2016 after being hit by a ship

An article on, reports that a necropsy performed on J34, a killer whale belonging to the Southern Resident Killer Whale population, confirmed that the 18-year-old male orca died from blunt force trauma caused by a ship strike.  Read the entire article here. The whale was found dead near Sechelt on December 20, 2016.

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