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gray whale
NOUN
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a grayish-black whalebone whale, Eschrichtius robustus, of the North Pacific, growing to a length of 50 feet (15.2 meters): now rare.
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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gray_whale

The gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus), also known as the grey whale, gray back whale, Pacific gray whale, or California gray whale is a baleen whale that ...

www.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/g/gray-whale

The whale uses its snout to forage by dislodging tiny creatures from the seafloor. It then filters these morsels with its baleen—a comblike strainer of plates in the ...

acsonline.org/fact-sheets/gray-whale

The only member of the family Eschrichtiidae, the gray whale is a mysticete, or baleen whale. It is a "coastal" whale that migrates along the North American ...

www.marinemammalcenter.org/education/marine-mammal-information/cetaceans/gray-whale.html

GRAY WHALE (Eschrichtius robustus) meaning of scientific name: Eschrichtius- named after the Danish professor who worked with these animals; robustus- ...

wildwhales.org/grey-whale

mottled grey skin with scarring and pigmentation – much of the body is covered with barnacles and whale lice. Dorsal fin – no dorsal fin, only a small hump ...

www.fisheries.noaa.gov/pr/species/mammals/whales/gray-whale.html

Jan 15, 2015 ... Gray whales are known for their curiosity toward boats and are the focus of whale watching and ecotourism along the southern portion of their ...

www.nps.gov/pore/learn/nature/gray_whales.htm

Gray whales delight visitors as they pass by the cliffs of the Point Reyes Lighthouse ... Gray whales make one of the longest annual migrations of any mammal, ...

www.worldwildlife.org/species/gray-whale

Gray whales have a hump and a ridge of sharp bumps along their backs, instead of a dorsal fin. They are a type of baleen whale, which means they filter food ...