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Blue Whale Underwater Profile Photos
Blue Whale Underwater Profile
This is a Grayscale - Black and White version of WBL-072. In this instance it helps to highlight the details of the groves called ventral pleats that run along the whales throat.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-078 request pricing

Blue Whale Underwater Images
Blue Whale Underwater
Blue Whale passing through dispersed krill.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-064 request pricing

Stock photography of Blue Whale Underwater Profile
Blue Whale Underwater Profile
Full length profile, nose to fluke.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-065 request pricing

Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill Pictures
Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-066 request pricing

Stock photos of Blue Whale Surface Feeding
Blue Whale Surface Feeding
Freediver gets big surprise as Blue Whale inhales krill ball he was photographing.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-067 request pricing

Pictures of Blue Whale Mother with Calf
Blue Whale Mother with Calf
While submerged, the calf is swimming beneath mom for protection.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-061 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Blue Whale Mother with Calf
Blue Whale Mother with Calf
While submerged, the calf is swimming beneath mom for protection.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-062 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Surface Feeding Stock Photography
Blue Whale Surface Feeding
When feeding near the surface, Blue Whales can extend their heads completely out of the water as they lunge forward through a mass of krill. This animal has rolled on its side and is moving from right to left. What you are seeing is the underside of its chin with its numerous parallel pleats. These are also referred to as ventral or throat grooves.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-060 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Fluke Photos
Blue Whale Fluke
Baleen whale. Believed to be the largest animal to have ever lived. The Blue Whale can reach lengths of over 90 feet and attain weights of 150 tons or more. They feed almost exclusively on huge amounts of tiny shrimp like crustaceans called krill.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-054 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Images
Blue Whale
Blue Whales normally travel as individuals or in small groups of two or three animals, but in areas where krill are plentiful they can be found feeding in groups of 50 or more.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-052 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Blue Shark
Blue Shark
This animal was a pleasant surprise. A female at a length of well over seven feet. It had been more than a couple seasons since I had seen a mature Blue Shark of this size.
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-051 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Shark Underwater Pictures
Blue Shark Underwater
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-053 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Blue Shark
Blue Shark
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-055 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Blue Shark Underwater
Blue Shark Underwater
This animal was a pleasant surprise. A female at a length of well over seven feet. It had been more than a couple seasons since I had seen a mature Blue Shark of this size.
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-056 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Blue Whale Spout
Blue Whale Spout
The spout is large often extending 20 feet or more into the air.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-048 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Spout Stock Photography
Blue Whale Spout
The spout is large often extending 20 feet or more into the air.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-049 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Fluke Photos
Blue Whale Fluke
The huge fluke of a Blue Whale can power it to speeds of over 30 miles per hour for short distances.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-051 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Images
Blue Whale
Blue whale rounding over beginning a dive.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-038 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Blue Whale Fluke Underwater
Blue Whale Fluke Underwater
Blue Whales existed in large numbers until the early twentieth century. In a period of less than 40 years they were hunted nearly to extinction. As of 2002 there were 5 to 10 thousand worldwide and their numbers appear to be increasing.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-036 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Pictures
Blue Whale
Blue whale rounding over beginning a dive.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-027 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Blue Whale
Blue Whale
Baleen whale. Believed to be the largest animal to have ever lived. The Blue Whale can reach lengths of over 90 feet and attain weights of 150 tons or more. They feed almost exclusively on huge amounts of tiny shrimp like crustaceans called krill.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-028 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill
Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill
Calf / sub-adult feeding on Krill along with mother visible in background.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-021 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill
Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill
Calf / sub-adult Blue Whale feeding on Krill along with mother visible in background. The ventral pleats allow the throat to become completely distended while filling its mouth with krill and water.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-022 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill Stock Photography
Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill
Calf / sub-adult feeding on Krill along with mother visible in background.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-023 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Sky and Cumulis Cloud Formations Photos
Blue Sky and Cumulis Cloud Formations
photo-id: SKY-007 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Sky and Cumulis Cloud Formations Images
Blue Sky and Cumulis Cloud Formations
photo-id: SKY-019 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Blue Shark
Blue Shark
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-017 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Shark Pictures
Blue Shark
Once a common surface shark species off the coast of southern California its numbers have declined dramatically in the past ten years due to over fishing.
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-018 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Blue Shark Underwater
Blue Shark Underwater
Once a common surface shark species off the coast of southern California its numbers have declined dramatically in the past ten years due to over fishing.
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-027 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Blue Shark
Blue Shark
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-028 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Blue Shark Underwater
Blue Shark Underwater
Once a common surface shark species off the coast of southern California its numbers have declined dramatically in the past ten years due to over fishing.
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-039 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Shark with Mackerel Stock Photography
Blue Shark with Mackerel
species: Prionace glauca
photo-id: SHB-041 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| Brydes Whale | Dolphin | Endangered Species | Fin Whale | Gray Whale | Humpback Whale | Krill | Marine Mammals |
| Sharks Common to California | Shortfin Mako Shark | Sunsets Late Light |

species represented
Balaenoptera musculus, Prionace glauca

keywords
Baitfish, Baleen, Behavior, Black And White, Cetacea, Cetacean, Cetaceans, Dive, Diving, Endangered Species, Fishes,
Flukes, Fluking, Formation, Grayscale, Humilis, Offshore, Open Ocean, Pacific, Pelagic, Professional California Stock,
Puffy, Sharks, Sounding, Tail, White, Wispy

related blog posts
Blue Shark
Blue Whale
Blue Whale Spout
Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill
Blue Whale Underwater
In the news: Blue Whale Songs Tones Getting Lower
Mother and Calf Blue Whale
Nose to Fluke Blue Whale Underwater

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| American Cetacean Society Blue Whale | Animal Planet Discovery Blue Whale | Discovery Channel Blue Shark | National Geographic Blue Shark |
| National Geographic Blue Whale | PBS Sea Dwellers Blue Shark | Wikipedia Blue Shark | Wikipedia Blue Whale |

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