Gallery description : humpback whale

The average weight is 36,000-99,800kg (40-100tons). Humpback Whale is a mammal that usually inhabits open ocean and coastal regions. It has a smooth skin type. The diet is omnivore. Humpback Whale which methodical name is megaptera novaeangliae usually has a size 12-16m (39-52ft). The maximum speed it can reach is 17km/h (11mph). These mammals usually live 50-60 years.

Facts about humpback whales
NameHumpback Whale
ColourBlack, white, grey
PhylumChordata
Top Speed17km/h (11mph)
GenusMegaptera
OrderCetacea
KingdomAnimalia
Average Litter Size1
ClassMammalia
FamilyBalaenopteridae
Main PreyKrill, crab, fish
Skin TypeSmooth
Weight36,000-99,800kg (40-100tons)
Scientific NameMegaptera novaeangliae
DietOmnivore
Conservation StatusLeast concern
TypeMammal
LifestyleHerd
PredatorsHuman, killer whale
HabitatOpen ocean and coastal regions
Life Span50-60 years
Size12-16m (39-52ft)
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