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Gray Whale Fluke Photos
Gray Whale Fluke
North Coronado island in background.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-049 request pricing

Blue Whale Mother with Calf Images
Blue Whale Mother with Calf
While submerged, the calf is swimming beneath mom for protection.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-061 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Blue Whale Mother with Calf
Blue Whale Mother with Calf
While submerged, the calf is swimming beneath mom for protection.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-062 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Surface Feeding Pictures
Blue Whale Surface Feeding
When feeding near the surface, Blue Whales can extend their heads completely out of the water as they lunge forward through a mass of krill. This animal has rolled on its side and is moving from right to left. What you are seeing is the underside of its chin with its numerous parallel pleats. These are also referred to as ventral or throat grooves.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-060 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Mule Deer
Mule Deer
species: Odocoileus hemionus
photo-id: DMU-011 request pricing

Pictures of Mule Deer
Mule Deer
species: Odocoileus hemionus
photo-id: DMU-012 request pricing

Stock images of Mule Deer
Mule Deer
species: Odocoileus hemionus
photo-id: DMU-017 request pricing

Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp Stock Photography
Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
This animal spent over an hour right at the surface hanging around this Kelp Patty.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-034 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp Photos
Humpback Whale on Drift Kelp
This animal spent over an hour right at the surface hanging around this Kelp Patty.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-037 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Fluke Images
Blue Whale Fluke
Baleen whale. Believed to be the largest animal to have ever lived. The Blue Whale can reach lengths of over 90 feet and attain weights of 150 tons or more. They feed almost exclusively on huge amounts of tiny shrimp like crustaceans called krill.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-054 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Blue Whale
Blue Whale
Blue Whales normally travel as individuals or in small groups of two or three animals, but in areas where krill are plentiful they can be found feeding in groups of 50 or more.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-052 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Fluke Pictures
Blue Whale Fluke
The huge fluke of a Blue Whale can power it to speeds of over 30 miles per hour for short distances.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-051 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Humpback Whale
Humpback Whale
Humpback raises its fluke in preparation for a dive.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-013 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Humpback Whale Fluke
Humpback Whale Fluke
Humpback raises its fluke in preparation for a dive.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-014 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Humpback Whale
Humpback Whale
Humpback raises its fluke in preparation for a dive. Coronado Islands in background.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-020 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale - Mother With Calf Stock Photography
Humpback Whale - Mother With Calf
Mother raises her fluke in preparation for a dive. Calf on her left. Late Afternoon light.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-023 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale - Mother With Calf Photos
Humpback Whale - Mother With Calf
Mother and calf dive in front of the Coronado Islands.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-031 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale Fluke Images
Humpback Whale Fluke
Humpbacks are rarely seen off the Southern California coast. Point Loma in the background.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-002 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Humpback Whale
Humpback Whale
Humpback raises its fluke in preparation for a dive. Point Loma and San Diego skyline in background.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-003 request pricing Google Earth

Humpback Whale Fluke Pictures
Humpback Whale Fluke
Humpback raises its fluke in preparation for a dive. Point Loma and San Diego skyline in background.
species: Megaptera novaeangliae
photo-id: WHB-009 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Gray Whale Fluke
Gray Whale Fluke
Pacific Beach in background.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-034 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Gray Whale
Gray Whale
Pacific Beach in background.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-035 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Gray Whale
Gray Whale
Point Loma in background.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-042 request pricing Google Earth

Blue Whale Fluke Underwater Stock Photography
Blue Whale Fluke Underwater
Blue Whales existed in large numbers until the early twentieth century. In a period of less than 40 years they were hunted nearly to extinction. As of 2002 there were 5 to 10 thousand worldwide and their numbers appear to be increasing.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-036 request pricing Google Earth

Mule Deer Photos
Mule Deer
species: Odocoileus hemionus
photo-id: DMU-002 request pricing

Gray Whale Fluke - Coronado Islands in Background Images
Gray Whale Fluke - Coronado Islands in Background
Their fall migration covers over 6000 miles from Alaska along the west coasts of Canada the United States and Mexico. Their destination is the lagoons along the coast of southern Baja Mexico. Gray Whale calves are born each year in the warm shallow waters of the lagoons.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-017 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photography of Blue Whale Fluke
Blue Whale Fluke
Baleen whale. Believed to be the largest animal to have ever lived. The Blue Whale can reach lengths of over 90 feet and attain weights of 150 tons or more. They feed almost exclusively on huge amounts of tiny shrimp like crustaceans called krill.
species: Balaenoptera musculus
photo-id: WBL-003 request pricing Google Earth

Gray Whale Pictures
Gray Whale
Early each year Gray Whales pass along the California coast on their annual migration to the lagoons of Baja California Mexico. They are mottled gray in color and can achive lengths of up to 45 feet. Although hunted nearly to extinction they have largely recovered due to the protection of the marine mammal protection act.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-007 request pricing Google Earth

Stock photos of Gray Whale Fluke
Gray Whale Fluke
Their fall migration covers over 6000 miles from Alaska along the west coasts of Canada the United States and Mexico. Their destination is the lagoons along the coast of southern Baja Mexico. Gray Whale calves are born each year in the warm shallow waters of the lagoons.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-019 request pricing Google Earth

Pictures of Gray Whale Fluke Underwater
Gray Whale Fluke Underwater
Gray Whales feed mainly on crustaceans which they collect by turning on their side and scooping up mud and sand sediments from the sea floor.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-023 request pricing Google Earth

Stock images of Gray Whale Fluke Underwater
Gray Whale Fluke Underwater
Early each year Gray Whales pass along the California coast on their annual migration to the lagoons of Baja California Mexico. They are mottled gray in color and can achive lengths of up to 45 feet. Although hunted nearly to extinction they have largely recovered due to the protection of the marine mammal protection act.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-024 request pricing Google Earth

Gray Whale Skull Stock Photography
Gray Whale Skull
Moss covered Gray Whale skull rests along the shore of Cook Inlet.
species: Eschrichtius robustus
photo-id: WGR-045 request pricing

see also
| Blue Whale | Brydes Whale | Dolphin | Endangered Species | Fin Whale | Gray Whale | Humpback Whale | Krill | Marine Mammals |

species represented
Balaenoptera musculus, Eschrichtius robustus, Megaptera novaeangliae, Odocoileus hemionus

keywords
Annual Migration, Baleen, Black Tail, Blacktail, Cetacea, Cetacean, Cetaceans, Deers, Dive, Diving, Endangered Species,
Fluke, Flukes, Fluking, Grey, Humpbacks, Lagoons, Open Ocean, Paddy, Patty, Pelagic, Professional California Stock,
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external links - (Links to external website reference material.)
| American Cetacean Society Humpback Whale | Animal Planet Discovery Blue Whale | NOAA Fisheries Humpback Whale |
| National Geographic Blue Whale | National Geographic Gray Whale | National Geographic Humpback Whale | PBS Nature Humpback Whales |
| Wikipedia Blue Whale | Wikipedia Gray Whale | Wikipedia Humpback Whale |

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