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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Mar 18, 2016 ... Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae). Status | Species ... humpback
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The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a baleen whale and a rorqual
whale that sings amazing and beautiful songs. It performs complex and ...
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
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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 whales (scientific name: Megaptera novaeangliae) can be found in all
parts of the oceans except for the polar seas. When these marine mammals ...
IDENTIFICATION. Size – to a maximum length of 16 metres; thick, rotund body
shape. Colour – black to gray, varying amounts of white on undersides, throat
Humpback Whale Facts. Taxonomy. Class: mammalia. Order: cetacea. Suborder:
mysteceti (which means “moustached” in greek by the way and all are baleen ...