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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 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 A blue whale eating krill.  This blue whale is seen feeding and surfacing amid krill with its throat fully engorged with krill and water.  It will push the water back out with its tongue, trapping the krill in its baleen which acts like a filter. Aerial photo, Baja California, Balaenoptera musculus This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.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.
Image ID: 25648  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Gerlache Strait, 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.
Image ID: 25660  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Gerlache Strait, Antarctic Peninsula, Antarctica
 
A blue whale eating krill. This blue whale is seen feeding and surfacing amid krill with its throat fully engorged with krill and water. It will push the water back out with its tongue, trapping the krill in its baleen which acts like a filter. Aerial photo, Baja California.
Image ID: 05837  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
 
Krill.  Likely Euphausia pacifica. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Krill.  A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales.  Likely Euphausia pacifica, San Diego, California Add To Light Table Krill, Baja California (Pacific Ocean), Thysanoessa spinifera Add To Light Table
Krill. Likely Euphausia pacifica. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales.
Image ID: 27015  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Krill. A thin cloud of pink krill gathers at the ocean surface, where it is likely to be preyed upon by sharks, fish, birds and whales. Likely Euphausia pacifica.
Image ID: 27016  
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Krill, Baja California (Pacific Ocean).
Image ID: 03117  
Species: Krill, Thysanoessa spinifera
 
Brown pelicans feeding on krill, Pelecanus occidentalis, Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado) This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table
Brown pelicans feeding on krill.
Image ID: 03170  
Species: Brown pelican, Pelecanus occidentalis
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
 


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Animal  >  Bird  >  Pelican (Pelecanidae)  >  Brown Pelican  >  California Brown Pelican
Animal  >  Bird  >  Pelican (Pelecanidae)  >  Brown Pelican  >  Feeding / Foraging
Animal  >  Bird  >  Seabird
Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Blue Whale  >  Blue Whale Aerial
Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Humpback Whale  >  Humpback Whale Lunge Feeding
Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Whale Behavior  >  Lunge Feeding
Animal  >  Cetacean  >  Whale  >  Whale Behavior  >  Whale Feeding
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Marine  >  Blue Whale
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Marine  >  Humpback Whale
Animal  >  Endangered / Threatened Species  >  Seabird
Animal  >  Marine Invertebrate  >  Crustacean  >  Krill
Gallery  >  Aerial
Gallery  >  Antarctica
Gallery  >  Blue Whale Aerial
Gallery  >  Blue Whales
Gallery  >  Cetacean
Gallery  >  Humpback Whales
Gallery  >  New Work August 2011
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)
Location  >  Oceans  >  Pacific  >  California (USA) / Baja California (Mexico)  >  Coronado Islands
Location  >  Oceans  >  Southern Ocean  >  Antarctica
Location  >  World  >  Antarctica  >  Antarctic Peninsula  >  Gerlache Strait
Location  >  World  >  Mexico  >  Coronado Islands
Subject  >  Technique  >  Aerial Photo  >  Blue Whale Aerial
Subject  >  Technique  >  Underwater

Species Appearing Among These Images:
Balaenoptera musculus
Megaptera novaeangliae
Pelecanus occidentalis
Thysanoessa spinifera

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