Male humpback whale diving amid competitive group, Islands Humpback Whale NMS. Maui, Hawaii, USA
Stock Photo: 02856 -?-
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
Lat/Long: N 020° 55' 34.00", W 156° 45' 08.00" (Coordinates: 20.92611°, -156.75222°)
Format: Film 3:2
Other Names: humpbacked whale, hump back whale
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NOTE: This photograph was taken during Hawaii Whale Research Foundation research activities conducted under NOAA/NMFS and State of Hawaii permit. Its use is subject to certain restrictions. Please contact the photographer for more information.
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