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Sperm Whale

Physeter macrocephalus


largest of the toothed whales, sperm whales breed year round in the deep waters just off the west coast of Dominica, multiple individuals in the photos, last photo is a mother and calf


Caribbean sea


My first whale spotting ever! I was stoked to see at least 8 sperm whales during a 3 hour whalewatching tour, including a mother and a calf feeding. I was hoping to see some dolphins too but we only saw sperm whales.

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dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks everyone for all the comments.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 6 years ago

What a great experience Dan. Very few people will get to see these. Nice pics.

LauraMaria 6 years ago

Awesome, Dan! I've never seen sperm whales, would really love to though. These are amazing pictures, the water is so blue!

ScottHarte 6 years ago

great series, they've been on my list for a while now

alicelongmartin 6 years ago

Truly Beautiful!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 6 years ago

Totally awesome!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 6 years ago

I'll be forever envy...

dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks a lot Jake!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

What a vibrant series! Beautiful! Congratulations on your first whale spotting, too!

Spotted by

Saint Paul Parish, Dominica

Lat: 15.41, Long: -61.37

Spotted on Feb 6, 2013
Submitted on Mar 23, 2013

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