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ImageA Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) breaches offshore of Big Sur. This highly migratory species is often seen along the central coast of California.


Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Location (General):

Big Sur

Site (Specific):

Limekiln State Park

Date taken:

September, 03 2013

Photo credit:

Chad King / NOAA MBNMS

View the Natural history for:
Megaptera novaeangliae
in SIMoN's Species Database.

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      Latitude: 35.984688520671    Longitude: -121.54714924887

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