Competitive / Rowdy Group photos

Home  |  Blog  |  Image Search  |  Contact
1 2 -3-
Categories  >  Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Whale Behavior  >  Competitive / Rowdy Group   >   

Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group.   The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, .  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, . The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 06034  
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group.   The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, .  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, . The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 06035  
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group.   The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, .  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, . The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 06036  
Humpback whale competitive group, surfacing and blowing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Molokai
Humpback whale competitive group, surfacing and blowing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Molokai, Hawaii
Image ID: 04397  
Humpback whale, male head lunging, whale research boat (Center for Whale Studies) in background flying yellow NOAA/NMFS permit flag, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale, male head lunging, whale research boat (Center for Whale Studies) in background flying yellow NOAA/NMFS permit flag.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04368  
Humpback whale rostrum detail showing bloody tubercles injured in competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale rostrum detail showing bloody tubercles injured in competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04301  
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04334  
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04340  
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04342  
Humpback whale dorsal fin and ridge showing scarring acquired in competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin and ridge showing scarring acquired in competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04350  
Humpback whale dorsal fin and ridge showing scarring acquired in competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin and ridge showing scarring acquired in competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04353  
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04354  
Humpback whale, male head lunging, whale research boat (Center for Whale Studies) in background flying yellow NOAA/NMFS permit flag, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale, male head lunging, whale research boat (Center for Whale Studies) in background flying yellow NOAA/NMFS permit flag.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04376  
Humpback whale, male head lunging, whale research boat (Center for Whale Studies) in background flying yellow NOAA/NMFS permit flag, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale, male head lunging, whale research boat (Center for Whale Studies) in background flying yellow NOAA/NMFS permit flag.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04378  
Humpback whale rounding out prior to a dive, whale research boat  (Center for Whale Studies) in background flying yellow NOAA/NMFS permit flag, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale rounding out prior to a dive, whale research boat (Center for Whale Studies) in background flying yellow NOAA/NMFS permit flag.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04380  
Humpback whale competitive group, surfacing and blowing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Molokai
Humpback whale competitive group, surfacing and blowing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Molokai, Hawaii
Image ID: 04392  
Humpback whale competitive group, surfacing and blowing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Molokai
Humpback whale competitive group, surfacing and blowing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Molokai, Hawaii
Image ID: 04413  
Gray whales, two males both with extended penis during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whales, two males both with extended penis during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 03397  
Courting gray whales, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Courting gray whales, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 05795  
Courting gray whales, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Courting gray whales, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 05796  
North Pacific humpback whale, primary escort bubble trails alongside female amid competitive group, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
North Pacific humpback whale, primary escort bubble trails alongside female amid competitive group.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 06003  
Gray whale rolling and lifting pectoral fin during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whale rolling and lifting pectoral fin during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 06428  
Gray whale lifting fluke during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio, Eschrichtius robustus, San Ignacio Lagoon
Gray whale lifting fluke during courtship socialization, Laguna San Ignacio.
Species: Gray whale, Eschrichtius robustus
Location: San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 06429  
Research diver Dr. Harrison Stubbs videotaping humpback whale competitive group, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Research diver Dr. Harrison Stubbs videotaping humpback whale competitive group.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04418  
Research diver Jill Mickelsen videotaping humpback whale competitive group, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Research diver Jill Mickelsen videotaping humpback whale competitive group.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04419  
Research diver videotaping humpback whale competitive group, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Research diver videotaping humpback whale competitive group.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04456  
Research divers videotaping humpback whale competitive group, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Research divers videotaping humpback whale competitive group.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04457  
Image ID: 0000  
Image ID: 0000  
Image ID: 0000