Humpback Whale Photo, Megaptera novaeangliae



Humpback whale blowhole, showing twin nares (nostrils) which have a few small parasites clinging to the whale's skin around the blowhole openings. Santa Rosa Island, California, USA, Megaptera novaeangliae, natural history stock photograph, photo id 27041
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Humpback whale blowhole, showing twin nares (nostrils) which have a few small parasites clinging to the whale's skin around the blowhole openings. Santa Rosa Island, California, USA

Stock Photo: 27041
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Santa Rosa Island, California, USA
Format: Digital 3:2
Other Names: humpbacked whale, hump back whale
Copyright © Phillip Colla, all rights reserved worldwide.

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Updated: December 17, 2017

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