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22-SEP-2006 f. lang

Humpback Whale Diving

Strait of Juan de Fuca - Victoria, B.C.

Humpbacks come in 4 different color schemes, ranging from white to gray to black to mottled. There are distinctive patches of white on underside of the flukes (tail). These markings are unique to each individual whale, like a fingerprint.

The deeply-notched flukes (tail) are up to 12 feet (3.7 m) wide. Humpbacks have a small dorsal fin toward the flukes.

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Marco Valk31-Dec-2006 09:29
a classic; vote
Dennis Swayze24-Sep-2006 02:54
...thumbs up on this one...Amigo ! GMV
Cheers !
Guest 23-Sep-2006 20:54
Fantastic shot. Vote
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