Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus

A blue whales fluke is all that can be seen of the huge animal as it sinks underwater to search for food.  Note the scarring near the fluke tips, likely from an attack by killer whales (orca).  Offshore Coronado Islands. Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico, Balaenoptera musculus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 07111
A blue whales fluke is all that can be seen of the huge animal as it sinks underwater to search for food. Note the scarring near the fluke tips, likely from an attack by killer whales (orca). Offshore Coronado Islands. Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico

Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
Image ID: 07111
Format: Digital 3:2
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