Marine biologists studied the whale Sunday for clues to why it died. After initial guesses Friday that the whale was a humpback, biologists revised their opinions and guessed it was a sei whale. Upon further inspection, biologists now believe it is a fin whale.
If you saw the whale and took photos or videos, post them to KVAL.com.
A YouNews reporter helped break the news Saturday that the whale had beached itself.
Here are some still images from KVAL News footage of the scene: