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A whale shark swims through the open ocean in the Galapagos Islands.  The whale shark is the largest shark on Earth, but is harmless eating plankton and small fish, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Humpback whale, abandoned calf alongside University of Hawaii research boat.  This young calf lived only a few days after being abandoned or separated from its mother, and was eventually attacked by tiger sharks, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island
A whale shark swims through the open ocean in the Galapagos Islands. The whale shark is the largest shark on Earth, but is harmless eating plankton and small fish.
Image ID: 01520  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Humpback whale, abandoned calf alongside University of Hawaii research boat. This young calf lived only a few days after being abandoned or separated from its mother, and was eventually attacked by tiger sharks.
Image ID: 05979  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01503  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Krill.  Likely Euphausia pacifica. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales, San Diego, California
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01513  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01502  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Krill. Likely Euphausia pacifica. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales.
Image ID: 27015  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Humpback whale, abandoned calf alongside Hawaii Whale Research Foundation research boat. This young calf lived only a few days after being abandoned or separated from its mother, and was eventually attacked by tiger sharks, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Humpback whale, abandoned calf alongside Hawaii Whale Research Foundation research boat. This young calf lived only a few days after being abandoned or separated from its mother, and was eventually attacked by tiger sharks, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Humpback whale, abandoned calf alongside Hawaii Whale Research Foundation research boat. This young calf lived only a few days after being abandoned or separated from its mother, and was eventually attacked by tiger sharks, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale, abandoned calf alongside Hawaii Whale Research Foundation research boat. This young calf lived only a few days after being abandoned or separated from its mother, and was eventually attacked by tiger sharks.
Image ID: 05983  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale, abandoned calf alongside Hawaii Whale Research Foundation research boat. This young calf lived only a few days after being abandoned or separated from its mother, and was eventually attacked by tiger sharks.
Image ID: 05987  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale, abandoned calf alongside Hawaii Whale Research Foundation research boat. This young calf lived only a few days after being abandoned or separated from its mother, and was eventually attacked by tiger sharks.
Image ID: 05992  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Krill and squid school at the ocean surface, moments before blue and fin whales rise to the surface to feed.  The krill is likely Euphausia pacifica, the squid are likely Loligo opalescens. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales, Loligo opalescens, Euphausia pacifica, San Diego, California Krill.  A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales, San Diego, California
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01508  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Krill and squid school at the ocean surface, moments before blue and fin whales rise to the surface to feed. The krill is likely Euphausia pacifica, the squid are likely Loligo opalescens. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales.
Image ID: 27152  
Species: Krill, common squid, Loligo opalescens, Euphausia pacifica
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Krill. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales.
Image ID: 27014  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Krill.  A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales.  Likely Euphausia pacifica, San Diego, California Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Whale shark dorsal fin and remora, Rhincodon typus, Remora, Darwin Island
Krill. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales. Likely Euphausia pacifica.
Image ID: 27016  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01505  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark dorsal fin and remora.
Image ID: 01524  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Remora
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Whale shark with remora, Rhincodon typus, Remora, Darwin Island White-tip reef shark, Molokini Island, Triaenodon obesus, Maui
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01519  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark with remora.
Image ID: 01504  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Remora
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
White-tip reef shark, Molokini Island.
Image ID: 00317  
Species: Whitetip reef shark, Triaenodon obesus
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01500  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01501  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01506  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01507  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01511  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01516  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01517  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01521  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark.
Image ID: 01523  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Whale shark, Rhincodon typus, Darwin Island Green sea turtle missing flipper (shark injury?), Chelonia mydas, Maui
Whale shark.
Image ID: 05017  
Species: Whale shark, Rhincodon typus
Location: Darwin Island, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador
 
Green sea turtle missing flipper (shark injury?).
Image ID: 05697  
Species: Green sea turtle, Chelonia mydas
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 


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Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Humpback Whale  >  Humpback Whale Juvenile / Calf
Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Juvenile / Calf
Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Whale Behavior  >  Stranding / Abandonment
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Marine  >  Blue Whale
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Marine  >  Humpback Whale
Animal  >  Fish  >  Fish Behavior  >  Parasitism (Symbiosis)
Animal  >  Fish  >  Marine Fish  >  Remora (Echeneidae)
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Crustacean  >  Krill
Animal  >  Reptile  >  Marine  >  Sea Turtle  >  Green Sea Turtle
Animal  >  Shark  >  Shark Anatomy  >  Color Pattern / Spot
Animal  >  Shark  >  Shark Anatomy  >  Fin  >  Caudal
Animal  >  Shark  >  Shark Anatomy  >  Mouth
Animal  >  Shark  >  Whale Shark
Animal  >  Shark  >  Whitetip Reef Shark
Environmental Issues / Problems  >  Stranding / Abandonment  >  Abandoned Whale Calf
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Gallery  >  Galapagos Islands
Gallery  >  Humpback Whales
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Location  >  Protected Threatened and Significant Places  >  National Marine Sanctuaries  >  Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
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Species Appearing Among These Images:
Chelonia mydas
Euphausia pacifica
Loligo opalescens
Megaptera novaeangliae
Remora sp.
Rhincodon typus
Triaenodon obesus

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Updated: October 23, 2017