2015: Best Humpback Whale Photos - maui-mike
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It’s easy to appreciate the highly-evolved hydrodynamic characteristics of a whale’s flukes seeing how seawater spills evenly off the trailing edges of this whale’s flukes as it performs a graceful flukes-up dive.
10 January 2015 -- Ma’alaea Bay, Maui

Megaptera novaeangliaemegapteraHumpback whalesHumpback whalebaleen whalesrorqualcetaceanswhaleswhaleHawaii's whalesMaui's whalesnorth Pacific populationBalaenopteridae