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Whales

Order: cetacea

Species on page

+ Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
+ Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus)
+ Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)
+ Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera brydei)
+ Killer whale, (Orcinus orca)
+ Misc or needs ID

Other links within page

+ Bones
+ Krill

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Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Humpback

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Humpback whale
Megaptera novaeangliae
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013
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This sighting was a fluke

humpback

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013
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Humpback and Plancius

antarctica

Useful island
Antarctic Peninsula
December 24, 2013
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Baja baileen
Humped back

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Mexico
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Into the breech

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Humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae)
Masoala
Madagascar
July 23, 2013

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Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus)

Pod of fins

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Fin whales (Balaenoptera physalus)
Antarctic Peninsula
Antarctica December, 2013
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Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus)

Lunge feeding

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Monterey Bay on a whale watching cruise with Sanctuary Cruises
August 14, 2010.
California
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Dead blue whale at Bean Hollow

Whale bone and Bob

bean hollow
November 6, 2010

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Blue whale striations

blue whale
November 6, 2010

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Blubber

blue whale
November 6, 2010

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They called it flipper

blue whale
November 6, 2010

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Gull on whale

blue whale
November 6, 2010

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Blue whale grounded

blue whale
Lawrence Hall of Science
May 31, 2014

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Blue whale eye

blue whale eye
Lawrence Hall of Science
May 31, 2014

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Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera brydei)

Bryde's whale revisited

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Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera brydei) - African coastal form
Gansbaai
March 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Here comes the Bryde

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Bryde's whale (Balaenoptera brydei) - African coastal form
Gansbaai
March 13, 2016
Canon 7Dmark2

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Killer whale, (Orcinus orca)

Killer whales

Killer

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Killer whale, (Orcinus orca)
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013
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Killers at sunset

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Killer whale, (Orcinus orca)
Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013
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Killer whale

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Killer whale, (Orcinus orca)
Miami Seaquarium
May 9, 2014

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Misc

Thar she blows

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Monterey Bay on a whale watching cruise with Sanctuary Cruises
August 14, 2010
California
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Thar she goes

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Monterey Bay on a whale watching cruise with Sanctuary Cruises
August 14, 2010.
California
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Tandem

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Monterey Bay on a whale watching cruise with Sanctuary Cruises
August 14, 2010
California
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Barnacled

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Monterey Bay on a whale watching cruise with Sanctuary Cruises
August 14, 2010
California
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Pigeon Point, California

Spouting

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Pigeon Point
April 13, 2014

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Bones

Whale bones on ice

whale bones

Antarctic Peninsula
December, 2013

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Baja backbone
Whale vertebrae

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Galápagos
2010

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Darwin boning up on cetaceans

galapagos

Galaacute:pagos
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The biggest and the smallest

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Krill

ET foam home

krill

Año Nuevo
2009

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Whale chow

Amphipod
Año Nuevo
2009

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License to krill

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Also see

Albatross
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Marine Mammals

+ Otariids: sea lions and fur seals
+ Seals
+ Sea otters
+ Whales

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Places

+ Monterey Bay, California
+ Antarctica
+ Pigeon Point
+ Madagascar

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Other links

+ Wales - Ha!
+ Animals
+ Año Nuevo
+ Elkhorn Slough
+ Elephants
+ Mountains
+ Sun and Moon

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modified: March 23, 2016
renamed: March 21, 2016 (to whale.html)
created: August 9, 2010
Contact: siegelr@stanford.edu
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