Southern humpback whale in Antarctica, with significant diatomaceous growth (brown) on the underside of its fluke, lifting its fluke before diving in Neko Harbor, Antarctica. Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
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Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
Lat/Long: S 064° 50' 27.03", W 062° 36' 01.30" (Coordinates: -64.84084°, -62.60036°)
Format: Digital 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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