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Humpback whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

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Spotted off the Kona Coast, HI.

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5 Comments

patty
patty 9 years ago

Wonderful spottings! Delightful animals =)

Carolina
Carolina 10 years ago

Beautiful! I'm looking forward to see them on August in Colombia (Pacific coast)!

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 10 years ago

Do you have any humpback fluke photos? You probably know that is the best way to identify individuals. There is a catalog for Eastern North Atlantic whale that has been gathering photos for the last 30 years and know over 7000 individuals! Great grandmothers even!
http://www.coa.edu/html/nahc.htm

jason.dzurisin
jason.dzurisin 10 years ago

Yep...he and mom were having a great time in the warm waters!

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 10 years ago

Looks like a calf?

jason.dzurisin
Spotted by
jason.dzurisin

Hawaiʻi, USA

Spotted on Jan 5, 2011
Submitted on Mar 9, 2011

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