Newfoundland Blob

The Newfoundland Blob

The Newfoundland Blob was an unidentified mass (globster) that washed ashore near St. Bernard’s, Fortune Bay, Newfoundland on 2 August 2001. The specimen was 5.6 m long. Analysis of samples in 2002 showed that the Newfoundland Blob was a portion of the carcass of a sperm whale.[1]


  1. Carr, S.M., H.D. Marshall, K.A. Johnstone, L.M. Pynn & G.B. Stenson 2002. How to tell a sea monster: molecular discrimination of large marine animals of the North Atlantic. Biological Bulletin 202: 1–5.
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