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@ Gale ,this looks like a Dwarf Minke Whale to me.
@ Gale,http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/830...Pl check this out. Thanks!
@ Gale in conclusion I will go by the Id you suggest.
@ Gale,When I had uploaded this spotting almost 8 months ago, it was identified by a person as Minke whale. He felt 100 percent sure that it was a Minke whale.I could not find the spotting. Do you think that IT support at Project Noah would be able to locate it?Did you compare this picture with the picture in the wikipedia? Very Similar.
@ juan ,i took this picture when I had gone on a cruise to Alaska. It was the inside passage and include Sitka,Ketchikan, Juneau,and Tracy Arm.I believe this is near Ketchikan where we took a wild life watching boat excursion.
Emma I think it could be a humpback. Minkes and finbacks are so muscular and streamlined that they dive without having to hunch up their tail stock like that. Humpbacks and right whales are much more buoyant and even when they don't "fluke up" for a deep dive, they will bring more of their back out of the water than Minkes do.
Hi Emma, are you sure of the location of this spot? is in main land
Spotted on Aug 31, 2007 Submitted on Jan 3, 2012
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