Humpback whales range between 48 and 62.5 feet in length and can weigh up to 40 tons. As baleen whales, humpbacks' consume krill, plankton and small fish. The complex vocalizations...
The median rostral ridges are not as obvious in the Humpback Whale as in other members of the family. Humpback Whales migrate seasonally and feed on krill and small schooling fishes. They are known to concentrate the food by...
The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale.
One of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12–16 m (39–52 ft)
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These humpback whales
come to the warm waters of Hawaii where they breed, calve, and nurse their young.
Its scientific name, Megaptera novaeangliae, was given to it in 1781 by a German naturalist named Borowski, meaning "Big-Winged New Englander," referring to the size... More »
Apr 21, 2015 ... Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). Status | Species ... humpback
whale breaching Humpback .... humpback whale bubble feeding
The humpback whale is one of the rorquals, a family that also includes the blue
whale, fin whale, Bryde's whale, sei whale, and minke whale. Rorquals have two
The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a baleen whale and a rorqual
whale that sings amazing and beautiful songs. It performs complex and ...
DESCRIPTION: The humpback whale was given its common name because of
the shape of its dorsal (back) fin and the way it looks when the animal is diving.
Humpback Whale Facts. Taxonomy. Class: mammalia. Order: cetacea. Suborder:
mysteceti (which means “moustached” in greek by the way and all are baleen ...