Humpback Whale Photo, Megaptera novaeangliae



A humpback whale raises it fluke out of the water, the coast of Del Mar and La Jolla is visible in the distance. Del Mar, California, USA, Megaptera novaeangliae, natural history stock photograph, photo id 27130Add To Light Table
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A humpback whale raises it fluke out of the water, the coast of Del Mar and La Jolla is visible in the distance. Del Mar, California, USA

Stock Photo: 27130  -?- 
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Del Mar, California, USA
Format: Digital 3:2
Other Names: humpbacked whale, hump back whale
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