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Image 09498, A blue whale blows (exhales, spouts) as it rests at the surface between dives.  A blue whales blow can reach 30 feet in the air and can be heard for miles.  The blue whale is the largest animal on earth, reaching 80 feet in length and weighing as much as 300,000 pounds.  South Coronado Island is in the background. Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico, Balaenoptera musculus, Phillip Colla, all rights reserved worldwide.   Keywords: animal:baja california:balaenoptera:balaenoptera musculus:balaenopteridae:baleine bleue:ballena azul:behavior:big:blow:blowhole:blue rorqual:blue whale:breath:breathe:california:cetacea:cetacean:coronado islands:creature:endangered:endangered threatened species:enormous:exhale:great blue whale:great northern rorqual:huge:islas coronado:large:lungs:mammal:marine:marine mammal:mexico:musculus:mysticete:mysticeti:ocean:oceans:pacific:pacific ocean:respiration:rorqual:rorqual bleu:sea:sibbald's rorqual:spout:sulphur bottom whale:threatened:whale:whale behavior:whale blow spout:wild:wildlife.

A blue whale blows (exhales, spouts) as it rests at the surface between dives. A blue whales blow can reach 30 feet in the air and can be heard for miles. The blue whale is the largest animal on earth, reaching 80 feet in length and weighing as much as 300,000 pounds. South Coronado Island is in the background. Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
Image: 09498  -?- 
Species: Balaenoptera musculus
Common name: Blue whale
Range: Oceanic
Other Names: Sulphur bottom whale, Sibbald's rorqual, blue rorqual, great blue whale, great northern rorqual, Ballena azul, rorqual bleu, baleine bleue
Endangered Status: Endangered (IUCN), Endangered (ESA)
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
Copyright © Phillip Colla, all rights reserved worldwide.

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