Analysis of Propeller Cuts Documented in Right Whale Necropsy EgNEFL0602

 

James L. Wood

 

Lumatrex, Inc.

P. O. Box 510129

Melbourne Beach, FL  32951

 

321-956-1939

 

 

ABSTRACT

 

In January, 2006, Tom Pitchford of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissionís North Atlantic Right Whale Project asked if propeller cuts visible in photographs of a right whale carcass recovered near Jacksonville, Florida could be analyzed to determine the physical characteristics of the propeller that created the cuts.  The following emails are a series of correspondence documenting the results of this analysis.

 

 

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