Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae

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. Maui, Hawaii, USA, Megaptera novaeangliae, natural history stock photograph, photo id 04104
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. Maui, Hawaii, USA

Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 04104
Format: Film 3:2
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