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North Pacific humpback whales, a mother and calf pair swim closely together just under the surface of the ocean.  The calf will remain with its mother for about a year, migrating from Hawaii to Alaska to feed on herring, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale breaching, near Molokai, Hawaii. Megaptera novaeangliae.  It is suspected the breaching often has a communicative purpose which depends on the behavioral context of the moment, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale in Antarctica.  A humpback whale swims through the beautiful ice-filled waters of Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Megaptera novaeangliae Add To Light Table
North Pacific humpback whales, a mother and calf pair swim closely together just under the surface of the ocean. The calf will remain with its mother for about a year, migrating from Hawaii to Alaska to feed on herring.
Image ID: 00140  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale breaching, near Molokai, Hawaii. Megaptera novaeangliae. It is suspected the breaching often has a communicative purpose which depends on the behavioral context of the moment.
Image ID: 00205  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale in Antarctica. A humpback whale swims through the beautiful ice-filled waters of Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.
Image ID: 25646  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Humpback whale breaching with pectoral fins lifting spray from the ocean surface, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale lunge feeding on Antarctic krill, with mouth open and baleen visible.  The humbpack's throat grooves are seen as its pleated throat becomes fully distended as the whale fills its mouth with krill and water.  The water will be pushed out, while the baleen strains and retains the small krill, Megaptera novaeangliae, Gerlache Strait Add To Light Table Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater.  Only male humpbacks have been observed singing.  All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Humpback whale breaching with pectoral fins lifting spray from the ocean surface.
Image ID: 03854  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale lunge feeding on Antarctic krill, with mouth open and baleen visible. The humbpack's throat grooves are seen as its pleated throat becomes fully distended as the whale fills its mouth with krill and water. The water will be pushed out, while the baleen strains and retains the small krill.
Image ID: 25648  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Gerlache Strait, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater. Only male humpbacks have been observed singing. All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next.
Image ID: 02796  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
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 (left) during a competitive group.  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other male whales interested in the mother, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table 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 mother and calf.  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the mother, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale, escort in competitive group makes fast close pass, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
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 (left) during a competitive group. The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other male whales interested in the mother.
Image ID: 02828  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
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 mother and calf. The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the mother.
Image ID: 05925  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, escort in competitive group makes fast close pass.
Image ID: 06057  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
A humpback whale raises it fluke out of the water, the coast of Del Mar and La Jolla is visible in the distance, Megaptera novaeangliae Add To Light Table Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible, Megaptera novaeangliae, San Diego, California Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale, peduncle throw, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
A humpback whale raises it fluke out of the water, the coast of Del Mar and La Jolla is visible in the distance.
Image ID: 27142  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Del Mar, California, USA
 
Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible.
Image ID: 27955  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, peduncle throw.
Image ID: 02153  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible, Megaptera novaeangliae, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater.  Only male humpbacks have been observed singing.  All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale competitive group, underwater, swimming quickly and one trailing a stream of bubbles, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible.
Image ID: 27958  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater. Only male humpbacks have been observed singing. All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next.
Image ID: 02794  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale competitive group, underwater, swimming quickly and one trailing a stream of bubbles.
Image ID: 02854  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Large competitive group of humpback whales seen underwater, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table 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 mother and calf.  The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the mother, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whales, part of a larger competitive group of humpbacks, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Large competitive group of humpback whales seen underwater.
Image ID: 04462  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
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 mother and calf. The bubble curtain may be meant as warning or visual obstruction to other nearby male whales interested in the mother.
Image ID: 05928  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whales, part of a larger competitive group of humpbacks.
Image ID: 05946  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
A humpback whale raises it fluke out of the water, the coast of Del Mar and La Jolla is visible in the distance, Megaptera novaeangliae Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale, peduncle throw, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Southern humpback whale in Antarctica, with significant diatomaceous growth (brown) on the underside of its fluke, lifting its fluke before diving in Neko Harbor, Antarctica, Megaptera novaeangliae Add To Light Table
A humpback whale raises it fluke out of the water, the coast of Del Mar and La Jolla is visible in the distance.
Image ID: 27130  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Del Mar, California, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale, peduncle throw.
Image ID: 00443  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Southern humpback whale in Antarctica, with significant diatomaceous growth (brown) on the underside of its fluke, lifting its fluke before diving in Neko Harbor, Antarctica.
Image ID: 25647  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Humpback whale lunge feeding on Antarctic krill, with mouth open and baleen visible.  The humbpack's pink throat grooves are seen as its pleated throat becomes fully distended as the whale fills its mouth with krill and water.  The water will be pushed out, while the baleen strains and retains the small krill, Megaptera novaeangliae, Gerlache Strait Add To Light Table Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater.  Only male humpbacks have been observed singing.  All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale competitive group, several adult male escort whales swimming closely together as part of a larger competitive group, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Humpback whale lunge feeding on Antarctic krill, with mouth open and baleen visible. The humbpack's pink throat grooves are seen as its pleated throat becomes fully distended as the whale fills its mouth with krill and water. The water will be pushed out, while the baleen strains and retains the small krill.
Image ID: 25660  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Gerlache Strait, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater. Only male humpbacks have been observed singing. All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next.
Image ID: 02802  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale competitive group, several adult male escort whales swimming closely together as part of a larger competitive group.
Image ID: 02864  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whales, a mother and young calf swim near scientific research divers, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale competitive group, several adult male escort whales swimming closely together as part of a larger competitive group, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale in Antarctica.  A humpback whale swims through the beautiful ice-filled waters of Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica, Megaptera novaeangliae Add To Light Table
North Pacific humpback whales, a mother and young calf swim near scientific research divers.
Image ID: 00543  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale competitive group, several adult male escort whales swimming closely together as part of a larger competitive group.
Image ID: 02862  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale in Antarctica. A humpback whale swims through the beautiful ice-filled waters of Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica.
Image ID: 25652  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Neko Harbor, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible, Megaptera novaeangliae, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater.  Only male humpbacks have been observed singing.  All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale male escort emits a stream of bubbles during competitive group socializing.  The whale is swimming so fast that the bubbles pass back alongside the whale, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table
Humpback whale breaching, pectoral fin and rostrom visible.
Image ID: 27956  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Adult male humpback whale singing, suspended motionless underwater. Only male humpbacks have been observed singing. All humpbacks in the North Pacific sing the same whale song each year, and the song changes slightly from one year to the next.
Image ID: 02813  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale male escort emits a stream of bubbles during competitive group socializing. The whale is swimming so fast that the bubbles pass back alongside the whale.
Image ID: 02855  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 


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