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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...

Humpback Whale
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Cetacea Family: Balaenopteridae Genus: Megaptera
Species: Megaptera novaeangliae
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... More »
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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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Learn all you wanted to know about humpback whales with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

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 »
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Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) - NOAA Fisheries


Apr 21, 2015 ... Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). Status | Species ... humpback whale breaching Humpback .... humpback whale bubble feeding

Humpback Whale | American Cetacean Society


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  ...

HUMPBACK WHALE - Enchanted Learning


The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a baleen whale and a rorqual whale that sings amazing and beautiful songs. It performs complex and ...

The Marine Mammal Center : Humpback Whale


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 - Sea Shepherd Conservation Society


Humpback Whale Facts. Taxonomy. Class: mammalia. Order: cetacea. Suborder: mysteceti (which means “moustached” in greek by the way and all are baleen ...

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Q: Where are humpback whales endangered?
A: They are endangered in the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans. Read More »
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Q: Where in the world are humpback whales?
A: Off the east coast of Australia. Read More »
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Q: How to Draw a Humpback Whale.
A: Questions and Answers. The Humpback Whale is a species of baleen whale. It is a huge animal that usually migrates 16,000 miles (26,000 km) each year! Steps. Dra... Read More »
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Q: What is the diet of humpback whales.
A: Humpback whale (like all baleen whales) are seasonal feeders and carnivores that filter feed tiny crustaceans, plankton, and small fish (including herring, mack... Read More »
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Q: What are the humpback whales predators.
A: Adult humpbacks have no natural predators. Man has severely affected humpback whale populations by killing them for years. By the 19th century, many nations (US... Read More »
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