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Humpback Whale In Drift Kelp Photos
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

Humpback Whale - Back and Dorsal Fin Images
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 photography 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 Pictures
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

Stock photos 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-065 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Underwater
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Underwater
Also sometimes called Lags due to their hard to pronounce scientific name of Lagenorhynchus.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-056 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images 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-062 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Fluke Underwater Stock Photography
Blue Whale Fluke Underwater
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-037 request pricing Google Earth

Pacific White-Sided Dolphin Photos
Pacific White-Sided Dolphin
Habitat is offshore waters along continental shelfs or inshore along deep ocean canyons.
species: Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus
photo-id: DOW-049 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Images
Blue Whale
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-012 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Gray Whale - Blowhole
Gray Whale - Blowhole
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-001 request pricing Google Earth

Gray Whale Spout - Coronado Islands in Background Pictures
Gray Whale Spout - 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-016 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Blue Whale Underwater
Blue Whale Underwater
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-069 request pricing

Pictures of Blue Whale Underwater
Blue Whale Underwater
Blue Whale passing through dispersed krill.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-070 request pricing

Stock images of Blue Whale Underwater Profile
Blue Whale Underwater Profile
Full length profile, nose to fluke.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-071 request pricing

Blue Whale Underwater Profile Stock Photography
Blue Whale Underwater Profile
Full length Blue Whale profile, nose to fluke.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-072 request pricing

Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill Photos
Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-073 request pricing

Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill Images
Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill
Rolled on side, raised pectoral fin. Blue Whales feed almost exclusively on krill and will eat thousands of pounds per day.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-074 request pricing

Stock photography of Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill
Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill
Rolled on side, chin, throat baleen groves.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-075 request pricing

Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill Pictures
Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill
Rolled on side, chin, throat baleen groves.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-076 request pricing

Stock photos of Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill
Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill
Rolled on side, chin, throat baleen groves. Small boat in background.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-077 request pricing

Pictures of Gray Whale Fluke
Gray Whale Fluke
North Coronado island in background.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-048 request pricing

Stock images of Blue Whale Surface Feeding
Blue Whale Surface Feeding
When feeding near the surface, individuals 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 left to right. Its mouth is wide open with the lower jaw still underwater. You are seeing the top of its completely open mouth.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-063 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp Stock Photography
Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
This animal spent over an hour right at the surface hanging around this Kelp Patty.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-035 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp Photos
Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
This animal spent over an hour right at the surface hanging around this Kelp Patty.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-036 request pricing Google Earth

Pantropical Spotted Dolphin Images
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Prior to the 1980?s and improved capture methods by Purse Seiners fishing for tuna this species was declining rapidly in the eastern Pacific.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-001 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Prior to the 1980?s and improved capture methods by Purse Seiners fishing for tuna this species was declining rapidly in the eastern Pacific.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-004 request pricing Google Earth

Pantropical Spotted Dolphin Pictures
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Varies widely in size and coloration throughout its range. In adults one of its distinguishing characteristics is its spots.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-006 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Feeding on a Sardine baitball.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-007 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Feeding on a Sardine baitball.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-009 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Feeding on a Sardine baitball.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-010 request pricing Google Earth

Pantropical Spotted Dolphin Stock Photography
Pantropical Spotted Dolphin
Prior to the 1980?s and improved capture methods by Purse Seiners fishing for tuna this species was declining rapidly in the eastern Pacific.
species: Stenella attenuata
photo-id: DPS-011 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 | Tuna Seiner | Whales |

species represented
Balaenoptera musculus, Eschrichtius robustus, Lagenorhynchus obliquidenus, Megaptera novaeangliae, Stenella attenuata,

keywords
Annual Migration, Baleen, Cetacea, Cetaceans, Dive, Diving, Dolphins, Endangered Species, Flukes, Fluking, Grey, Humpbacks,
Lagoons, Mammal, Open Ocean, Paddy, Patty, Pelagic, Porpoise, Sounding, Tail, Underwater, White Sided

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| American Cetacean Society Gray Whale |

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