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Size: 40 to 50 feet Defining trait: Long pectoral fins, acrobatic breaches Humpback whales have been a rare sight in Oregon and Washington, but in recent years the large cetaceans have been straying closer to Pacific Northwest shores.
Although sharks use their pectoral fins to swim and position themselves over prey, questions were gradually raised about the functions of the shoulder girdle.
Instead, parts of the fish’s pectoral fins have separated through evolution.
One youngster’s pectoral fin got stuck between a float and the steel rope at the top of the net.
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