Blue Whale Photo, Balaenoptera musculus



The characteristic gray/blue mottled skin pattern of a blue whale, seen on its dorsal ridge (spine) as its arches its back prior to a dive.  The blue whale is the largest animal on earth, reaching 80 feet in length and weighing as much as 300,000 pounds.  Near Islas Coronado (Coronado Islands). Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Coronado Islands, Baja California, Mexico, Balaenoptera musculus, natural history stock photograph, photo id 09513
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The characteristic gray/blue mottled skin pattern of a blue whale, seen on its dorsal ridge (spine) as its arches its back prior to a dive. The blue whale is the largest animal on earth, reaching 80 feet in length and weighing as much as 300,000 pounds. Near Islas Coronado (Coronado Islands). Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Coronado Islands, Baja California, Mexico

Stock Photo: 09513
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: Coronado Islands (Islas Coronado), Baja California, Mexico
Format: Digital 3:2
Other Names: Sulphur bottom whale, Sibbald's rorqual, blue rorqual, great blue whale, great northern rorqual, Ballena azul, rorqual bleu, baleine bleue
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Updated: December 14, 2019

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