The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale.
One of the .... The head and lower jaw are covered with knobs called tubercles,
which are hair follicles, and are characteri...
The shape and color pattern on the humpback whale's dorsal fin and flukes (tail)
are as individual in each animal as ... Humpback Whale Surface Characteristics
Humpback Whale Facts. Taxonomy. Class: mammalia. Order: cetacea. Suborder:
mysteceti (which means “moustached” in greek by the way and all are baleen ...
Another characteristic that is unique to baleen whales such as the humpback is
the presence of two blowholes which are located on top of its head.
The humpback whale has several distinctive features which set it apart from other
species of whales. They derive their common name, humpback, from the ...
Nov 11, 2011 ... The US Coast Guard isn't saying for sure, but there are many reports of more
humpbacks coming closer to shore than ever. Some whale ...
Humpback Whales are now protected from commercial whaling in Australia.
However, off the ... Each whale has different characteristics, just like our
**NOAA Fisheries proposes to revise the ESA listing for the humpback whale to
identify 14 Distinct Population Segments (DPS), list 2 as threatened and 2 as ...
Humpbacks are mainly black or grey with white undersides to their flukes, flippers
and bellies. They are 15m long. One of the most noticeable characteristics of ...
The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a baleen whale and a rorqual
whale that sings amazing and beautiful songs. It performs complex and ...