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Since 2000, there have been 10 instances of humpback whales getting caught in anchor lines or cables in Alaska.
To date, the organization has cataloged 60 individual humpback whales in the area.
Some of Malone's favorite moments were in Alaska on a boat watching humpback whales splash in the ocean, standing on the pier in San Francisco, and eating the famous donuts on Pike's Peak in Colorado Springs.
Bait (anchovies) have been moving in and out of the river; the coho bite has been excellent barely offshore (wind is forecast this week) and humpback whales were already reported in the bay before Tuesday's official opening.
About 10 entangled humpback whales have been confirmed so far this year.
Humpbacks are unique among baleen whales for feeding on a wide range of prey, including krill, fish, crab and squid.
Segre, a biomechanics postdoctoral student at Stanford University, was in the southern Atlantic studying humpback whales' secret lives below the surface.
But when did the ancestors of today's minkes and humpbacks make the switch from chomping their food to straining the seas?
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