Search results for Whale Dorsal Fin

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Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04334  
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04340  
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04342  
Humpback whale dorsal fin and ridge showing scarring acquired in competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin and ridge showing scarring acquired in competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04350  
Humpback whale dorsal fin and ridge showing scarring acquired in competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin and ridge showing scarring acquired in competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04353  
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
Humpback whale dorsal fin damaged during competitive group socializing.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04354  
Rissos dolphins surfacing, one spouting/blowing while others show dorsal fins.  Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white.  San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphins surfacing, one spouting/blowing while others show dorsal fins. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 04836  
North Pacific humpback whale showing extensive scarring, almost certainly from a boat propeller, on dorsal ridge.  This female has apparently recovered, as evidenced by her calf in the background, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
North Pacific humpback whale showing extensive scarring, almost certainly from a boat propeller, on dorsal ridge. This female has apparently recovered, as evidenced by her calf in the background.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 05907  
North Pacific humpback whale showing extensive scarring, almost certainly from a boat propeller, on dorsal ridge, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui
North Pacific humpback whale showing extensive scarring, almost certainly from a boat propeller, on dorsal ridge.
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 05910  
A group of Rissos dolphin surfaces.  Extensive scarring on adult Rissos dolphins allows identification of individuals based on their dorsal fins, provided the identification methodology incorporates scarring acquired in future years. Offshore near San Diego, Grampus griseus
A group of Rissos dolphin surfaces. Extensive scarring on adult Rissos dolphins allows identification of individuals based on their dorsal fins, provided the identification methodology incorporates scarring acquired in future years. Offshore near San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07601  
Blue whale caudel stem, dorsal fin and fluke, Balaenoptera musculus
Blue whale caudel stem, dorsal fin and fluke.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Image ID: 01908  
Blue whale, dorsal fin and mottled skin pattern, Balaenoptera musculus
Blue whale, dorsal fin and mottled skin pattern.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Image ID: 02237  
Rissos dolphin surfacing with eye showing. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white.  San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphin surfacing with eye showing. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 02315  
Rissos dolphins surfacing showing dorsal fins. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white.  San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphins surfacing showing dorsal fins. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 02316  
Rissos dolphins surfacing showing dorsal fins. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white.  San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphins surfacing showing dorsal fins. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 02318  
Rissos dolphin surfacing with eye showing. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white.  San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphin surfacing with eye showing. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 02319  
Blue whale, dorsal aspect of peduncle stem and fluke, Baja California, Balaenoptera musculus
Blue whale, dorsal aspect of peduncle stem and fluke, Baja California.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Image ID: 03029  
Blue whale, dorsal aspect of caudal stem,  Baja California (Mexico), Balaenoptera musculus
Blue whale, dorsal aspect of caudal stem, Baja California (Mexico).
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Image ID: 03330  
Blue whale, dorsal aspect of caudal stem,  Baja California (Mexico), Balaenoptera musculus
Blue whale, dorsal aspect of caudal stem, Baja California (Mexico).
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Image ID: 03340  
Blue whale surfacing, dorsal fin,  Baja California (Mexico), Balaenoptera musculus
Blue whale surfacing, dorsal fin, Baja California (Mexico).
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Image ID: 03344  
Rissos dolphin showing fresh scarring from social interactions with other Rissos dolphins.  Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white.  San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphin showing fresh scarring from social interactions with other Rissos dolphins. Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 04964  
Rissos dolphin, dorsal fin.Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphin, dorsal fin.Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 04965  
Rissos dolphin, dorsal fin.Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphin, dorsal fin.Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 04966  
Rissos dolphin, dorsal fin.Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphin, dorsal fin.Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 04967  
Rissos dolphin, dorsal fin.Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego, Grampus griseus
Rissos dolphin, dorsal fin.Note distinguishing and highly variable skin and dorsal fin patterns, characteristic of this species. White scarring, likely caused by other Risso dolphins teeth, accumulates during the dolphins life so that adult Rissos dolphins are almost entirely white. San Diego.
Species: Risso's dolphin, Grampus griseus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 04969  
A blue whale rounds out at the surface.  Note its scarred, almost totally absent dorsal fin.  Offshore Coronado Islands, Balaenoptera musculus, Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado)
A blue whale rounds out at the surface. Note its scarred, almost totally absent dorsal fin. Offshore Coronado Islands.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 07114  
An enormous blue whale rounds out (hunches up its back) before diving.  Note the distinctive mottled skin pattern and small, falcate dorsal fin. Open ocean offshore of San Diego, Balaenoptera musculus
An enormous blue whale rounds out (hunches up its back) before diving. Note the distinctive mottled skin pattern and small, falcate dorsal fin. Open ocean offshore of San Diego.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07572  
An enormous blue whale rounds out (hunches up its back) before diving.  Note the distinctive mottled skin pattern and small, falcate dorsal fin. Open ocean offshore of San Diego, Balaenoptera musculus
An enormous blue whale rounds out (hunches up its back) before diving. Note the distinctive mottled skin pattern and small, falcate dorsal fin. Open ocean offshore of San Diego.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07574  
An enormous blue whale rounds out (hunches up its back) before diving.  Note the distinctive mottled skin pattern and small, falcate dorsal fin. Open ocean offshore of San Diego, Balaenoptera musculus
An enormous blue whale rounds out (hunches up its back) before diving. Note the distinctive mottled skin pattern and small, falcate dorsal fin. Open ocean offshore of San Diego.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07575  
An enormous blue whale rounds out (hunches up its back) before diving.  Note the distinctive mottled skin pattern and small, falcate dorsal fin. Open ocean offshore of San Diego, Balaenoptera musculus
An enormous blue whale rounds out (hunches up its back) before diving. Note the distinctive mottled skin pattern and small, falcate dorsal fin. Open ocean offshore of San Diego.
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California
Image ID: 07576  
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