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Coastal Ecosystems Research Foundation

PhotoID Lesson by Dr. William Megill

Example #3

Now we're ready to move on to photo-id matching. This picture shows the left-hand side of grey whale G012.

From the following three pictures, pick the one you think shows the same animal. Look for the pigmentation patterns highlighted by the circle and arrows. Click next to see the answer.
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