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NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection
Catalog of Images

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Killer whale or Orca breaching.
1101 thumbnail picture
Planting satellite transmitter on back whale to track movements. Looks like a dangerous job to me.
1102 thumbnail picture
Small cetacean species.
1103 thumbnail picture
Small cetacean species.
1104 thumbnail picture
Humpback spyhopping in polar waters.
1105 thumbnail picture
Beluga whale
1106 thumbnail picture
Beluga whale seen from underwater
1107 thumbnail picture
Killer whale breaching
1108 thumbnail picture
A pod of narwhals off Greenland. Note the long single tusks on many of these small whales. (Monodon monoceros)
2006
1109 thumbnail picture
A pod of narwhals. Note the spiral configuration of the single tusk.
2006
1110 thumbnail picture
Satellite tracking unit placed on narwhal.
2006
1111 thumbnail picture
Narwhal in a lead in the pack ice.
2006
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Pod of narwhals in the winter time pack ice habitat.
2006
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Narwhals in the pack ice. Note the spiral configuration of the tusk.
2006
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'Hummocks' in the ice where narwhals surfaced in thin ice to breathe and left an imprint.
2006
1115 thumbnail picture
Bowhead whale on the coast of Greenland. The narwhal study science team recorded many bowhead whale songs in this area using sonobuoys.
2006
1116 thumbnail picture
Who will ever believe this fish story? Sometimes you get lucky and catch a big one.
1980 circa
1117 thumbnail picture
Unidentified whale on surface
1118 thumbnail picture
Unidentified whale on surface
1119 thumbnail picture
Right whale blowing with classic v-pattern which helps distinguish this species.
2007 circa
1120 thumbnail picture
A pod of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in the North Pacific
1121 thumbnail picture
Killer whales (Orcinus orca) running parallel to fisheries research vessel
1122 thumbnail picture
Killer whale (Orcinus orca) sprinting. They can swim at speeds up to 28mph.
1123 thumbnail picture
A pod of killer whales (Orcinus orca) in the North Pacific. One is spyhopping.
1124 thumbnail picture
Looking directly down on a killer whale (Orcinus orca) swimming parallel to a fisheries research vessel. Spray from its wake is generating a rainbow effect .
1125 thumbnail picture
Looking directly down on a killer whale (Orcinus orca) swimming parallel to a fisheries research vessel.
1126 thumbnail picture
Part of a pod of killer whales. The one on the surface is blowing.
1127 thumbnail picture
Killer whales (Orcinus orca) sprinting. They can swim at speeds up to 28mph.
1128 thumbnail picture
Spray from a sprinting killer whale illuminated by the late afternoon sun. Its shadow is seen in the lower half of the image.
1129 thumbnail picture
A lone killer whale (Orcinus orca) seen cruising off an Aleutian Island.
1130 thumbnail picture
Almost a head-on view of a killer whale (Orcinus orca) sprinting.
1131 thumbnail picture
A leaping dolphin.
1132 thumbnail picture
Killer whale
1133 thumbnail picture
Killer whales
1134 thumbnail picture
Killer whales
1135 thumbnail picture
Killer whales
1136 thumbnail picture
Killer whales
1137 thumbnail picture
Killer whales
1138 thumbnail picture
Atlantic spotted dolphin
1139 thumbnail picture
Atlantic spotted dolphin
1140 thumbnail picture
Atlantic spotted dolphin
1141 thumbnail picture
Atlantic spotted dolphin
1142 thumbnail picture
Atlantic spotted dolphin
1143 thumbnail picture
Bottlenose dolphin
1144 thumbnail picture
Bottlenose dolphin
1145 thumbnail picture
Bottlenose dolphin
1146 thumbnail picture
Bottlenose dolphin
1147 thumbnail picture
Bottlenose dolphin
1148 thumbnail picture
Bottlenose dolphin
1149 thumbnail picture
Bottlenose dolphin

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May 12, 2014