Gallery description : pictures of humpback whales

Humpback Whale (megaptera novaeangliae) is an animal of the mammal type. It lives in open ocean and coastal regions. The animal weights about 36,000-99,800kg (40-100tons) and lives for 50-60 years. Human, killer whale predators are dangerous for humpback whales. See the table below for more information.

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