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Humpback whale


The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale. One of the ... Their diet consists mostly of krill and small fish. .... the increased surface area for temperature control w...

HUMPBACK WHALE - Enchanted Learning


The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a baleen whale and a rorqual whale that sings amazing and beautiful songs. ... DIET AND BALEEN ... schooling fish each day during the feeding season in cold waters (about 120 days).

Whale Habitat - Whale Facts and Information


Whale Habitat and Distribution ... Most of the larger giant whales do live in areas that are cold. ... Humpback whale breaching in Frederick Sound, Alaska.

Humpback - Kids Do Ecology


Habitat and Distribution | Physical Appearance | Behavior | Breeding and ... Humpback whales (scientific name: Megaptera novaeangliae) can be found in all parts of ... These whales feed in the cold artic waters during the summer months and ...

Kids' Times: Humpback Whale - NOAA Fisheries


Humpback whales have tubercles on their head and jaw. NMFS File Photo ... waters to cold waters and back. ... A humpback whale's diet consists mainly of krill,.

Whales | Basic Facts About Whales | Defenders of Wildlife


The diet of whales depends on their species; it can range from microscopic ... baleen whales, tend to migrate long distances from their cold-water feeding ...

Humpback Whales of Southeastern Alaska


Adaptations for Life in the Ocean Whales, dolphins and porpoises are mammals that have adapted to live their entire lives in the ocean. Like all mammals, they ...

Humpback Whales, Megaptera novaeangliae ~ MarineBio.org


Find out what's known about Humpback Whales, Megaptera novaeangliae, ... Balaenopteridae, including their world range and habitats, feeding behaviors, life ... that insulates them from the cold and provides buoyancy; and the position of ...

Animal Info - Humpback Whale


Humpback whales are commonly found in coastal or shelf waters in high-latitude areas in summer, feeding in the cold, productive waters ...

How do marine mammals avoid freezing to death? - Scientific ...


May 13, 2009 ... Humans would never last in the ice-cold waters these creatures call home, but ... Specific examples include humpback whales, blue whales—the ... Or, if they find themselves displaced from their natural habitats, they might ...

Humpback Whales live in polar and tropical waters, particularly those of the Atlantic, Arctic, and Pacific Oceans.
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Humpback whales - Cool Antarctica


Like other baleen whales, the food of humpbacks is small plentifully abundant schooling fishes and large zooplankton. The precise diet is certainly different for ...

Where Do Whales Live? - Whale Facts


Humpback whales on the other hand travel thousands of miles from the colder polar ... they prefer the cold waters in and around the Arctic and Antarctic oceans.

Humpback whale - National Marine Mammal Laboratory


Some humpback whales feed by making "bubble nets" around their prey. ... continental coasts to open-ocean temperate and sub-polar summering habitats. ... and calving season, humpback whales migrate to cold, productive waters to feed.