Analysis of Propeller Cuts Documented in Right Whale Necropsy EgNEFL0602


James L. Wood


Lumatrex, Inc.

P. O. Box 510129

Melbourne Beach, FL  32951







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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