Humpback Whale Photo, Megaptera novaeangliae



Humpback whale male escort emits a stream of bubbles during competitive group socializing.  The whale is swimming so fast that the bubbles pass back alongside the whale. Maui, Hawaii, USA, Megaptera novaeangliae, natural history stock photograph, photo id 02822
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Humpback whale male escort emits a stream of bubbles during competitive group socializing. The whale is swimming so fast that the bubbles pass back alongside the whale. Maui, Hawaii, USA

Stock Photo: 02822
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
Format: Digital 2:3
Other Names: humpbacked whale, hump back whale
Copyright © Phillip Colla / HWRF, all rights reserved worldwide.

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Updated: October 19, 2017

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