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
Species: Humpback whale
, Megaptera novaeangliae
Image ID: 02855
Format: Digital 2:3
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