Wednesday, January 07, 2009

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)Humpback whales in the singing position: Image ID: sanc0602, NOAA's Sanctuaries Collection. Location: Hawaiian Is. Humpback Whale NMS. Photographer: Dr. Louis M. Herman. High Resolution Image
The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a Baleen whale. Adults range in length from 40–50 ft and weigh approximately 79,000 lb.

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