The young humpback whale seen stranded along Turnagain Arm recently has been found dead Tuesday afternoon.

The whale washed up on the shoreline south of Girdwood around mile 86 of the Seward Highway. 

A team of biologists is en route to the location, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration spokesperson Barbara Mahoney. 

Mahoney says she doesn't know what time the whale died, but that it was last reported alive a little after 10 p.m. Monday.

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