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50 cm long Skipjack Tuna, Katsuwonus
pelamis (=Euthynnus), was discovered
stranded up dead on Par
Beach, Cornwall. This is a rarely caught
species around the British Isles, with the nearest fishery in the Bay
Pygmy Sperm Whale, (V) Kogia breviceps,
was washed ashore dead at Ginst
Point in Carmarthenshire,
SW Wales. It was in good condition and will be examined in London. This
whale is a rare vagrant around the British Isles.
Marine Life News 2012
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