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"Deadliest Catch" dedicates season finale to Justin Tennison

Justin Tennison in a Facebook photo. Personal Photo

(CBS) - "Deadliest Catch" wrapped up its seventh season Tuesday night, with a tribute to costar Justin Tennison.

The Discovery reality show, which follows crab fisherman in the Bering Sea, dedicated the episode to Tennison, who was found dead in an Alaska hotel room in February. He was 33.

Tennison joined the Time Bandit crew as a deckhand in 2010. He was the second cousin of crew member Eddie Uwekoolani, Jr., and served as engineer during the boat's off season.

"Justin was tough as a bull and was an all-around good hand," Time Bandit captain Andy Hillstrand wrote on his Facebook page at the time. "The Captains and Crew appreciated his hard work and many contributions this past year. We will miss him terribly and wish his family all the best during this most difficult time."

His death came a year after the passing of another "Deadliest Catch" star, Capt. Phil Harris, who died in February 2010 after suffering a stroke.

Watch a clip from the season 7 finale below.

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