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Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater.  The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a female during competitive group activities.  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a female during competitive group activities. The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the female.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04444  
An enormous blue whale swims in front of whale watchers on a private yacht.  Only a small portion of the whale, which dwarfs the boat and may be 70 feet or more in length, can be seen. Open ocean offshore of San Diego, Balaenoptera musculus
An enormous blue whale swims in front of whale watchers on a private yacht. Only a small portion of the whale, which dwarfs the boat and may be 70 feet or more in length, can be seen. Open ocean offshore of San Diego.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07541  
Male humpback whale emits an underwater stream of bubbles as it swims quickly during competitive group activities, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Male humpback whale emits an underwater stream of bubbles as it swims quickly during competitive group activities.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04421  
Male humpback whale emits an underwater stream of bubbles as it dives quickly during competitive group activities, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Male humpback whale emits an underwater stream of bubbles as it dives quickly during competitive group activities.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04493  
Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater.  The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a female during competitive group activities.  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a female during competitive group activities. The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the female.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04443  
Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater.  The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a female during competitive group activities.  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a female during competitive group activities. The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the female.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04445  
Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater.  The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a female during competitive group activities.  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Adult male humpback whale bubble streaming underwater. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims behind a female during competitive group activities. The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the female.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04446  
Humpback whale surface active group including head lunge and two fluke swipes, whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale surface active group including head lunge and two fluke swipes, whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04243  
North Pacific humpback whale rounds out in front of whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
North Pacific humpback whale rounds out in front of whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 00347  
Humpback whale surface active group, male escort head lunging, whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale surface active group, male escort head lunging, whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04237  
Humpback whale rounding out, whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale rounding out, whale watching boat.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04362  
Humpback whale, rostrum raised, dorsal aspect showing bloody tubercles from competitive activities, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale, rostrum raised, dorsal aspect showing bloody tubercles from competitive activities.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04388