North Pacific humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae



North Pacific humpback whale. Maui, Hawaii, USA, Megaptera novaeangliae, natural history stock photograph, photo id 00167Add To Light Table
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North Pacific humpback whale. Maui, Hawaii, USA

Stock Photo: 00167
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
Format: Film 3:2
Other Names: humpbacked whale, hump back whale
Copyright © Phillip Colla / HWRF, all rights reserved worldwide.
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