A Young Minke Whale (Credit: Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Necropsy: Whale Found At Coney Island Beach Was Killed By Boat Propeller

A collision with a ship’s propeller is likely to blame for the death of a 20-foot Minke whale that washed up on the beach in Coney Island, Brooklyn, biologists said.


A dead fin whale was found washed up on shore at Smith Point County Park on Oct. 9, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Large, Dead Fin Whale Washes Up On Long Island Beach

The male fin whale was found at Smith Point County Park about 7:30 a.m. Thursday.


A whale breaches off Rockaway Beach on Sept. 2, 2014. (credit: Thomas O'Callaghan)

There She Blows! Another Whale Spotted Off Rockaway Beach

Thomas O’Callaghan told CBSNewYork.com he spotted a whale breaching at around 2 p.m. at Beach 128th Street in Belle Harbor.



25-Foot Whale Found Dead Near Brooklyn Army Terminal

The sei whale was taken to the Army Corps of Engineers facility in New Jersey where the Riverhead Foundation will conduct tests to determine cause of death.


Panorama of New York Harbor at dawn as seen from Chopper 880, April 10, 2014. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

New Jersey Researchers Examine Whale Found Dead In New York Harbor

Representatives from the Marine Mammal Stranding Center in Brigantine, N.J. were in Jersey City on Wednesday, conducting a necropsy on the finback that weighs 55 to 60 tons.


(photo credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Second True’s Beaked Whale Found Dead On L.I. In As Many Days

Marine researchers have launched an investigation into the death of second True’s beaked whale that washed ashore on eastern Long Island in as many days.


A whale is seen on the beach - Atlantic Beach, NY - Jun 9, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Large Whale Washes Ashore In Atlantic Beach, Long Island; Likely Hit By Passing Ship

A finback whale that washed up dead on a New York beach likely was killed when it was hit by a passing ship.