Marine mammal specialist Michael Moore
and WHOI guest student Colby Moore (from the College of the Atlantic)
prepare to examine a white-sided dolphin that had stranded and died on
a beach in Wellfleet, Massachusetts. Researchers
from around the world come to the Marine Mammal Center's specialized facilities at WHOI to perform necropsies and other post-mortem studies of marine creatures.
(Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)