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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).

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 ...

Humpback whales - Cool Antarctica

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

Learn more about humpback whales! - National Marine Mammal ...


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.

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 Whale Facts


Humpback whales have a pretty diverse diet when it comes to the baleen whale ... These whales hunt and feed during the summer months in cold waters and ...

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.

Whale migration - The Whale Route.com


Whales travel to cold waters for feeding; they go to warmer waters to give birth. One of the most dramatic whales that visits the Gulf of Maine is the humpback whale ... Peninsula Valdes is a well-known habitat) and in the Great Australian Bight, ...

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 ...

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

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 Whale - NOAA Fisheries - National Oceanic and ...


Habitat. During migration, humpbacks stay near the surface of the ... Humpback feeding grounds are in cold, productive coastal waters.