The Center for Whale Research said the new L-pod calf was first photographed in November off Alki Point in West Seattle.

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The baby boom continues for Puget Sound’s orca whales.

The Center for Whale Research said Saturday it had identified a new calf in the L pod, the seventh baby killer whale born to the three pods of southern-resident orcas in the past year.

The center said the calf was first photographed off Alki Point in West Seattle on Nov. 10, but it took several weeks to confirm it was a new L-pod whale.

The calf is designated L123 and is the first documented calf for 12-year-old L103, the center said.

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