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Humpback Whale Fluke Photos
Humpback Whale Fluke
Humpback raises its fluke in preparation for a dive. Point Loma and San Diego skyline in background.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-009 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 Gray Whale Spouts Close to Whale Watching Boat
Gray Whale Spouts Close to Whale Watching Boat
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-044 request pricing Google Earth

Gray Whale Fluke Pictures
Gray Whale Fluke
Pacific Beach in background.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-034 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Gray Whale
Gray Whale
Pacific Beach in background.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-035 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Gray Whale
Gray Whale
Point Loma in background.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-042 request pricing Google Earth

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

Blue Whale Photos
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

Blue Whale Underwater Feeding on Krill Images
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 photography 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 Pictures
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

Stock photos 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

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

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-003 request pricing Google Earth

Gray Whale Spout Images
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

Stock photography of Gray Whale
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

Gray Whale Fluke Pictures
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

Stock photos of Gray Whale Fluke Underwater
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

Pictures 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

Stock images of Royal Terns Feeding on Krill
Royal Terns Feeding on Krill
Terns surface feeding on a large mass of krill that has been driven to the surface by a school of sardine.
species: Sterna maxima
photo-id: BGE-133 request pricing

Blue Whale Underwater Stock Photography
Blue Whale Underwater
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-068 request pricing

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

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

Stock photography of Humpback Whale Breach
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

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

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

Pictures 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

Stock images 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

Humpback Whale Fluke Stock Photography
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

see also
| Blue Whale | Brydes Whale | Dolphin | Endangered Species | Gray Whale | Humpback Whale | Krill | Marine Mammals |

species represented
Balaenoptera musculus, Balaenoptera physalus, Eschrichtius robustus, Megaptera novaeangliae, Sterna maxima

keywords
Annual Migration, Baitballs, Baleen, Blue Whale, Cetacea, Cetacean, Cetaceans, Dive, Diving, Endangered Species, Flukes,
Fluking, Grey, Humpbacks, Lagoons, Open Ocean, Pelagic, Professional California Stock, Sardine, Seabird, Seabirds,
Sounding, Sounding Endangered, Species, Tail, Tern, Underwater

related blog posts
Blue Whale
Blue Whale Spout
Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill
Blue Whale Underwater
Bryde’s Whale Feeding on Pacific Sardine
Fin Whale
Gray Whale
Gray Whale Fluke
Gray Whale Migration
Humpback Whale on a Kelp Patty
In the news: Blue Whale Songs Tones Getting Lower
Mother and Calf Blue Whale
Nose to Fluke Blue Whale Underwater
Whale Food! Krill Ball

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| NOAA Fisheries Fin Whale | NOAA Fisheries Protected Resources Gray Whale | National Geographic Gray Whale | Wikipedia Fin Whale |
| Wikipedia Gray Whale |

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