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Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group.   The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, .  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group.   The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, .  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group.   The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, .  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, . The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female.
Image ID: 05998  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, . The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female.
Image ID: 06000  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, . The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female.
Image ID: 06001  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Hawaiian humpback whale underwater, sun beams dappling the whale in clear oceanic waters, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale underwater, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whales, competitive group, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Hawaiian humpback whale underwater, sun beams dappling the whale in clear oceanic waters.
Image ID: 06008  
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale underwater.
Image ID: 06018  
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whales, competitive group.
Image ID: 06020  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group.   The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, .  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group.   The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, .  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group.   The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, .  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, . The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female.
Image ID: 06034  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, . The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female.
Image ID: 06035  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Adult male north Pacific humpback whale bubble streaming underwater in the midst of a competitive group. The male escort humpback whale seen here is emitting a curtain of bubbles as it swims closely behind a female, . The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby males interested in the female.
Image ID: 06036  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, mother and calf, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale, mother and calf, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale, calf, Maui Add To Light Table
North Pacific humpback whale, mother and calf.
Image ID: 06039  
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, mother and calf.
Image ID: 06043  
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, calf.
Image ID: 06044  
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, calf, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale holding fluke (tail) aloft out of the water, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whales at the surface, volcano and clouds, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
North Pacific humpback whale, calf.
Image ID: 06045  
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale holding fluke (tail) aloft out of the water.
Image ID: 00170  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whales at the surface, volcano and clouds.
Image ID: 00425  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Male humpback whale with head raised out of the water, braking and pushing back at another whale by using pectoral fins spread in a "crucifix block", during surface active social behaviours, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale swimming with raised pectoral fin (ventral aspect), Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale surface active group including head lunge and two fluke swipes, whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Male humpback whale with head raised out of the water, braking and pushing back at another whale by using pectoral fins spread in a "crucifix block", during surface active social behaviours.
Image ID: 04112  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale swimming with raised pectoral fin (ventral aspect).
Image ID: 04135  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale surface active group including head lunge and two fluke swipes, whale watching boat.
Image ID: 04243  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale rostrum, dorsal aspect, showing tubercles, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale blowhole, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale competitive group, surfacing and blowing, Megaptera novaeangliae, Molokai Add To Light Table
Humpback whale rostrum, dorsal aspect, showing tubercles.
Image ID: 04318  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale blowhole.
Image ID: 04322  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale competitive group, surfacing and blowing.
Image ID: 04397  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Molokai, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, fluke held above water, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale, blow at sunset, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale showing extensive scarring, almost certainly from a boat propeller, on dorsal ridge, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
North Pacific humpback whale, fluke held above water.
Image ID: 05872  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, blow at sunset.
Image ID: 05883  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale showing extensive scarring, almost certainly from a boat propeller, on dorsal ridge.
Image ID: 05909  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale mother, calf (top), male escort (rear), underwater.  A young humpback calf typically swims alongside or above its mother, and male escorts will usually travel behind the mother, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale performing a peduncle throw at the surface, swinging its fluke (tail) sideways and flinging water all over, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale performing a peduncle throw at the surface, swinging its fluke (tail) sideways and flinging water all over, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui, San Diego, Hawaii Add To Light Table
Humpback whale mother, calf (top), male escort (rear), underwater. A young humpback calf typically swims alongside or above its mother, and male escorts will usually travel behind the mother.
Image ID: 02818  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale performing a peduncle throw at the surface, swinging its fluke (tail) sideways and flinging water all over.
Image ID: 00188  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale performing a peduncle throw at the surface, swinging its fluke (tail) sideways and flinging water all over.
Image ID: 00336  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, San Diego, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale rounds out in front of whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale at the surface with open mouth and inflated throat, in front of whale watching boat, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale rounds out near observers, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
North Pacific humpback whale rounds out in front of whale watching boat.
Image ID: 00347  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale at the surface with open mouth and inflated throat, in front of whale watching boat.
Image ID: 00985  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale rounds out near observers.
Image ID: 01338  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 


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