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Blue Whale Aerial Photo Photos
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

Blue Whale Fluke Underwater Images
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

Stock photography of Blue Whale
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

Gray Whale - Blowhole Pictures
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

Stock photos of Gray Whale Spout - Coronado Islands in Background
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

Pictures of Cabrillo National Monument - Gray Whale Sculpture
Cabrillo National Monument - Gray Whale Sculpture
photo-id: CAM-015 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Cabrillo National Monument - Gray Whale Sculpture
Cabrillo National Monument - Gray Whale Sculpture
photo-id: CAM-016 request pricing Google Earth

Royal Terns Feeding on Krill Stock Photography
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-134 request pricing

Blue Whale Underwater Photos
Blue Whale Underwater
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-069 request pricing

Blue Whale Underwater Images
Blue Whale Underwater
Blue Whale passing through dispersed krill.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-070 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-071 request pricing

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

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

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

Blue Whale Surface Feeding on Krill Photos
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

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

Stock photography 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 Pictures
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

Stock photos of Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
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

Pictures of Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
Freediver captures a surprise appearance by a Brydes on a Sardine baitball.
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-001 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-002 request pricing Google Earth

Brydes Whale with Sea Lion Stock Photography
Brydes Whale with Sea Lion
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-004 request pricing Google Earth

Brydes Whale with Sea Lion Photos
Brydes Whale with Sea Lion
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-005 request pricing Google Earth

Brydes Whale with Sea Lion Images
Brydes Whale with Sea Lion
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-006 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-007 request pricing Google Earth

Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess) Pictures
Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
Brydes Whales are a unique member of the rorqual family. They are bayleen feeders but rather than clouds of tiny Krill they feed exclusively on baitfish such as Anchovy Herring Sardine and Mackerel. They also prefer tropical inshore waters over the polar oceans.
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-008 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Brydes Whale Fluke
Brydes Whale Fluke
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-009 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Brydes Whale with Sea Lion
Brydes Whale with Sea Lion
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-010 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
Sizing up a Sardine baitball.
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-013 request pricing Google Earth

Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess) Stock Photography
Brydes Whale (Pronounced broo-dess)
Brydes Whale are smaller than other rorquals normally being less than 40 feet in length. They have a very broad short head with three longitudinal ridges running down the top of the head.
species: Balaenoptera brydei
photo-id: WBD-014 request pricing Google Earth

see also
| Blue Whale | Brydes Whale | Dolphin | Endangered Species | Fin Whale | Gray Whale | Humpback Whale | Krill | Marine Mammals |
| Old Town | Panoramic Images | San Diego Balboa Park | San Diego Coronado Bridge | San Diego Gaslamp Quarter | San Diego Night Skyline |
| San Diego Petco Park | San Diego Skyline | Seaport Village |

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

keywords
Annual Migration, Baitballs, Baleen, Blue Whale, Cetacea, Cetacean, Cetaceans, Coast, Coastal, Dive, Diving, Endangered Species,
Flukes, Fluking, Grey, Humpbacks, Lagoons, Open Ocean, Paddy, Patty, Pelagic, Sardine, Sculptures, Seabird, Seabirds,
Sounding, Tail, Tern

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.)
| American Cetacean Society Gray Whale |

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