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.Scott Olson stands behind Shelby Williams, both Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission officers, while a sperm whale struggles on a sand bar at Clam Pass near The Registry Resort in Naples on Wednesday evening. The sperm whale, which was more than 20 feet long, was found stranded sometime around midday. Marine officials from Mote Marine Laboratory in Sarasota were called out to assess the whale's situation last night. Erik Kellar/Staff