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Humpback Whale, Megaptera novaeangliae

SE Alaska

The Humpback Whale is found in every ocean in the world and can reach a length of 45-52 feet and weigh up to one ton per foot. It spends its summers in cold waters feeding on small shrimp like crustaceans and fish. It uses a wide variety of feeding techniques including cooperative bubble net feeding.

Canon EOS3 with 100-400 IS handheld from bow of 60 boat, Provia 100F