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Pod of Common Dolphin Photos
Pod of Common Dolphin
Abundant dolphin often found in large groups. Habitat is offshore waters along continental shelfs.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-016 request pricing Google Earth

Pod of Common Dolphin Jumping Images
Pod of Common Dolphin Jumping
Off San Diego in the summer they are often seen in association with Yellowfin Tuna.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-017 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Fin Whale Underwater
Fin Whale Underwater
The Fin Whale is brownish gray along the back and sides with whitish underside. They have a unique asymmetry to the coloration of their lower jaw with the left side being gray to black much like the rest of the animal but the right side is white.
species: Balaenoptera physalus
photo-id: WFN-017 request pricing Google Earth

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Jumping Pictures
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Jumping
Habitat is offshore waters along continental shelfs or inshore along deep ocean canyons.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-041 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Jumping
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Jumping
Most often found off the coast of Southern California from about October through March but can be spotted year round.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-044 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Fin Whale Dorsal Fin
Fin Whale Dorsal Fin
Pair of whales display their dorsal fins while arching over in preparation for a dive.
species: Balaenoptera physalus
photo-id: WFN-010 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Fin Whale
Fin Whale
Baleen whale. Individuals can exceed 75 feet in length and weigh in excess of 80 tons.
species: Balaenoptera physalus
photo-id: WFN-001 request pricing Google Earth

Gray Whale Fluke - Coronado Islands in Background Stock Photography
Gray Whale Fluke - Coronado Islands in Background
Their fall migration covers over 6000 miles from Alaska along the west coasts of Canada the United States and Mexico. Their destination is the lagoons along the coast of southern Baja Mexico. Gray Whale calves are born each year in the warm shallow waters of the lagoons.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-017 request pricing Google Earth

Common Dolphin Underwater Photos
Common Dolphin Underwater
They are considered a medium sized dolphin with individuals ranging to about seven feet in length.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-002 request pricing Google Earth

Common Dolphin Jumping Images
Common Dolphin Jumping
Abundant dolphin often found in large groups. Habitat is offshore waters along continental shelfs.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-003 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Habitat is offshore waters along continental shelfs or inshore along deep ocean canyons.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-001 request pricing Google Earth

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Underwater Pictures
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Underwater
At seven to eight feet in length and three hundred pounds or more when mature White-Sided are a large dolphin species.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-002 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Most often found off the coast of Southern California from about October through March but can be spotted year round.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-012 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Underwater
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Underwater
Habitat is offshore waters along continental shelfs or inshore along deep ocean canyons.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-017 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
At seven to eight feet in length and three hundred pounds or more when mature White-Sided are a large dolphin species.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-022 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Fluke Stock Photography
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-003 request pricing Google Earth

Gray Whale Spout Photos
Gray Whale Spout
Their fall migration covers over 6000 miles from Alaska along the west coasts of Canada the United States and Mexico. Their destination is the lagoons along the coast of southern Baja Mexico. Gray Whale calves are born each year in the warm shallow waters of the lagoons.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-006 request pricing Google Earth

Gray Whale Images
Gray Whale
Early each year Gray Whales pass along the California coast on their annual migration to the lagoons of Baja California Mexico. They are mottled gray in color and can achive lengths of up to 45 feet. Although hunted nearly to extinction they have largely recovered due to the protection of the marine mammal protection act.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-007 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Gray Whale Fluke
Gray Whale Fluke
Their fall migration covers over 6000 miles from Alaska along the west coasts of Canada the United States and Mexico. Their destination is the lagoons along the coast of southern Baja Mexico. Gray Whale calves are born each year in the warm shallow waters of the lagoons.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-019 request pricing Google Earth

Gray Whale Fluke Underwater Pictures
Gray Whale Fluke Underwater
Gray Whales feed mainly on crustaceans which they collect by turning on their side and scooping up mud and sand sediments from the sea floor.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-023 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Gray Whale Fluke Underwater
Gray Whale Fluke Underwater
Early each year Gray Whales pass along the California coast on their annual migration to the lagoons of Baja California Mexico. They are mottled gray in color and can achive lengths of up to 45 feet. Although hunted nearly to extinction they have largely recovered due to the protection of the marine mammal protection act.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-024 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Blue Whale Underwater
Blue Whale Underwater
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-068 request pricing

Stock images of Gray Whale Skull
Gray Whale Skull
Moss covered Gray Whale skull rests along the shore of Cook Inlet.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-045 request pricing

Common Dolphin Stock Photography
Common Dolphin
Abundant dolphin often found in large groups. Habitat is offshore waters along continental shelfs.
species: Delphinus delphis
photo-id: DOC-020 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale - Back and Dorsal Fin Photos
Humpback Whale - Back and Dorsal Fin
Coronado islands in background.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-016 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale Breach Images
Humpback Whale Breach
A Humpback leaps out of the water. They will often do this multiple times in a row.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-017 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Humpback Whale - Back and Dorsal Fin
Humpback Whale - Back and Dorsal Fin
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-021 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale - Surfacing Pictures
Humpback Whale - Surfacing
Humpback surfaces in front of North Coronado Island.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-025 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Humpback Whale In Drift Kelp
Humpback Whale In Drift Kelp
This was an interesting behavior. A mother with calf went out of her way to swim into then rollup in a large patch of drift kelp.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-030 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Humpback Whale - Back and Dorsal Fin
Humpback Whale - Back and Dorsal Fin
As with many of the large baleen whales the Humpback was hunted to near extinction before a whaling moratorium was introduced in the mid nineteen sixties.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-032 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Humpback Whale Fluke
Humpback Whale Fluke
Humpback raises its fluke in preparation for a dive. Humpbacks feed on Krill and small baitfish.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-007 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Aerial Photo Stock Photography
Blue Whale Aerial Photo
Blue whale surfaces and blows. Photo taken from the air.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-044 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| Blue Whale | Brydes Whale | Common Dolphin | Dolphin | Endangered Species | Fin Whale | Gray Whale | Humpback Whale |
| Krill | Marine Mammals | Pacific Bottlenose Dolphin | Pacific White-Sided Dolphin | Rissos Dolphin | Whales |

species represented
Balaenoptera musculus, Balaenoptera physalus, Delphinus delphis, Eschrichtius robustus, Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus,
Megaptera novaeangliae

keywords
Annual Migration, Baleen, Cetacean, Cetaceans, Dive, Diving, Dolphins, Endangered Species, Flukes, Fluking, Grey,
Humpbacks, Jumper, Jumpers, Lagoons, Leaping, Mammal, Open Ocean, Pelagic, Porpoise, Professional California Stock,
Sided, Sounding, Sounding Endangered, Species, Tail, Underwater, White, White Sided

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| American Cetacean Society Common Dolphin | American Cetacean Society White-Sided Dolphin | Monterey Bay Aquarium |
| NOAA Fisheries Fin Whale | NOAA Fisheries Protected Resources Gray Whale | Wikipedia Fin Whale |

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