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NOAA Photo Library Image - fish9714

Feeding humpback whales lunge through schools of sand lance with mouths agape, trapping their prey at the surface.

Image ID: fish9714, NOAA's Historic Fisheries Collection
Location: Massachusetts, Stellwagen Bank
Photo Date: 1971 circa
Photographer: Mason Weinrich, NMFS
Credit: NOAA Central Library Historical Fisheries Collection; Cetacean Research Unit

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