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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

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp Photos
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
The Ocean Sunfish has gritty sandpaper like skin which for protection from parasites is covered with large amounts of mucus.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-030 request pricing Google Earth

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola with diver Images
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola with diver
The heaviest Sunfish on record was taken in Japan. At nearly 9 feet long it weighed over 5,000 pounds.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-032 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Estimated lifespan can likely exceed 20 years.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-035 request pricing Google Earth

Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp Pictures
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola under drift kelp
Feed on jellyfish and other plankton. Weight to 3000 lbs. Often found beneath drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-042 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-048 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Ocean Sunfish or Mola mola
Feed on jellyfish and other plankton. Weight to 3000 lbs. Often found beneath drift kelp.
species: Mola mola
photo-id: FMO-049 request pricing Google Earth

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

Blue Shark Stock Photography
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

Blue Shark Underwater Photos
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

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

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

Stock photos of Blue Whale Fluke
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

Pictures of Gray Whale Spout
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 images 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 Stock Photography
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 Photos
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

Gray Whale Fluke Underwater Images
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 photography of Great White Shark
Great White Shark
Grayscale - Black and White version of SGW-005
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-062 request pricing

Great White Shark Underwater Pictures
Great White Shark Underwater
Grayscale - Black and White version of SGW-042
species: Carcharodon carcharias
photo-id: SGW-063 request pricing

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

Pictures 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

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

Humpback Whale Breach Stock Photography
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

see also
| Blue Whale | Brydes Whale | Dolphin | Drift Kelp | Endangered Species | Fin Whale | Gray Whale | Humpback Whale |
| Jellyfish | Krill | Marine Fish | Marine Mammals | Plankton | Sharks Common to California | Shortfin Mako Shark |
| Squid |

species represented
Balaenoptera musculus, Balaenoptera physalus, Carcharodon carcharias, Eschrichtius robustus, Megaptera novaeangliae,
Mola mola, Prionace glauca

keywords
Annual Migration, Baitfish, Baleen, Behavior, Cetacea, Cetacean, Cetaceans, Dangerous, Dive, Diver, Diving, Drift Kelp,
Endangered Species, Fishes, Flukes, Fluking, Grey, Humpbacks, Jaws, Lagoons, Man Eater, Offshore, Pacific, Paddy,
Paddy Patty, Patties, Patty, Pattys, Pelagic, Pointer, Professional California Stock, Scuba Diver, Sharks, Sounding,
Sounding Endangered, Species, Tail, Underwater, White Death

external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| Encyclopedia Britannica Mola | NOAA Fisheries Fin Whale | NOAA Fisheries Protected Resources Gray Whale | National Geographic Blue Shark |
| National Geographic Great White Shark | National Geographic Mola mola | Wikipedia Fin Whale | Wikipedia Great White Shark |
| Wikipedia Ocean Sunfish | http://www.oceansunfish.org/ |

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