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NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection
Catalog of Images

800 thumbnail picture
Aerial view of a gray whale - Eschrichtius robustus.
1979 July
801 thumbnail picture
Aerial view of a gray whale - Eschrichtius robustus.
1979 July
802 thumbnail picture
Aerial view of a gray whale - Eschrichtius robustus.
1979 July
803 thumbnail picture
Humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - breaching.
1991 November
804 thumbnail picture
Humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - breaching.
1992 October
805 thumbnail picture
Humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - breaching.
1992 October
806 thumbnail picture
Splash as humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - hits the water after breaching.
1992 October
807 thumbnail picture
Splash as humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - hits the water after breaching.
1992 October
808 thumbnail picture
Humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - breaching.
1992 October
809 thumbnail picture
Splash as humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - hits the water after breaching.
1992 October
810 thumbnail picture
Humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - breaching.
1992 October
811 thumbnail picture
Humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - breaching.
1992 October
812 thumbnail picture
Splash as humpback - Megaptera novaeangliae - hits the water after breaching. This picture won the whale cannonball contest.
1992 October
813 thumbnail picture
Humpback flukes - Megaptera novaeangliae.
1992 October
814 thumbnail picture
Humpback flukes - Megaptera novaeangliae.
1992 October
815 thumbnail picture
Humpback spy-hopping - Megaptera novaeangliae.
1992 October
816 thumbnail picture
Humpbacks - Megaptera novaeangliae - feeding on krill.
1992 October
817 thumbnail picture
Humpbacks feeding on krill. Straining water out of mouth before swallowing the out of mouth before swallowing the catch.
1992 October
818 thumbnail picture
Humpbacks feeding on krill. Straining water out of mouth before swallowing the catch.
1992 October
819 thumbnail picture
Humpbacks feeding on krill. Straining water out of mouth before swallowing the catch.
1992 October
820 thumbnail picture
Humpbacks - Megaptera novaeangliae - feeding on krill. Called "lunge feeding."
1992 October
821 thumbnail picture
Humpbacks - Megaptera novaeangliae - feeding on krill. Called "lunge feeding."
1992 October
822 thumbnail picture
Marine mammal observers watching humpback whales - Megaptera novaeangliae.
1992 October
823 thumbnail picture
Killer whales - Orcinus orca - Maverick with his wingman Iceman.
1992 June
824 thumbnail picture
A large male killer whale - Orcinus orca.
1992 June
825 thumbnail picture
Pantropical spotted dolphin swimming ahead of the NOAA Ship RUDE Stenella attenuata.
1990 Spring
826 thumbnail picture
Pantropical spotted dolphin swimming ahead of the NOAA Ship RUDE Stenella attenuata.
1990 Spring
827 thumbnail picture
Pantropical spotted dolphin swimming ahead of the NOAA Ship RUDE Stenella attenuata.
1990 Spring
828 thumbnail picture
Marine mammal observers watching mother killer whale and calf - Orcinus orca.
1992 June
829 thumbnail picture
Notice vertical blow of center whale - Humpback whale -Megaptera novaeangliae.
1992 October
830 thumbnail picture
Humpback whale -Megaptera novaeangliae - tail.
1992 October
831 thumbnail picture
Back of humpback whale -Megaptera novaeangliae.
1992 October
832 thumbnail picture
A humpback whale - Megaptera novaeangliae- tail.
1992 October
833 thumbnail picture
Humpback whales - Megaptera novaeangliae - swimming. Note vertical blow.
1992 October
834 thumbnail picture
Humpback whale - Megaptera novaeangliae - breaching.
835 thumbnail picture
Humpback whale - Megaptera novaeangliae - breaching.
836 thumbnail picture
Humpback whale - Megaptera novaeangliae.
837 thumbnail picture
Killer whale - Orcinus orca - spy-hopping in the ice.
838 thumbnail picture
Killer whale blowing - Orcinus orca.
839 thumbnail picture
Bowhead whales - Balaena mysticetus.
840 thumbnail picture
Bowhead whale - Balaena mysticetus.
841 thumbnail picture
Fin whale.
842 thumbnail picture
Gray whale -Aerial view of a gray whale - Eschrichtius robustus.
843 thumbnail picture
Gray whale - Eschrichtius robustus - at Scammons Lagoon.
844 thumbnail picture
Beluga mother whale and calf - Delphinapterus leucas.
Alaska, Cook Inlet
845 thumbnail picture
Humpback whale's tail - distinctive markings allow identification of individual animals.
846 thumbnail picture
Whale flukes. Looks like this guy's tail has provide hors d'ouevres a few times.
847 thumbnail picture
Whale's tail showing barnacles.
848 thumbnail picture
Sperm whales - Physeter macrocephalus.
849 thumbnail picture
Every whale's tail looks different and has different markings.

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