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.
Humpbacks are rarely seen off the Southern California coast.
Range: Can be found nearly worldwide. In the Pacific from the Bering Sea to Southern Mexico and Hawaii.
Species: Megaptera novaeangliae
- Image Size
- 4288x2848 / 5.7MB
- Contained in galleries