Humpback Whale Photo, Megaptera novaeangliae



Male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater.  The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a mother and calf (barely seen in the distance). Maui, Hawaii, USA, Megaptera novaeangliae, natural history stock photograph, photo id 04416
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Male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a mother and calf (barely seen in the distance). Maui, Hawaii, USA

Stock Photo: 04416
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
Format: Digital 3:2
Other Names: humpbacked whale, hump back whale
Copyright © Phillip Colla / HWRF, all rights reserved worldwide.

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Updated: October 20, 2017

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