Megaptera novaeangliae, bunch whale, hump, humpback whale, photos, facts and physical characteristics


Megaptera novaeangliae, bunch whale, hump, humpback whale, photos, facts and physical characteristics

Megaptera novaeangliae

Megaptera novaeangliae Description

Stout body with flat, broad head. Series of fleshy knobs on rostrum and lower lip. Flippers long. Flukes broad with irregular trailing edge. Ventral throat grooves extend to navel. Dorsal fin is small with a broad base, raised hump in front. Black with w

Megaptera novaeangliae Common Names

  • bunch whale, hump, humpback whale

Megaptera novaeangliae Taxonomic Structure

What type of species is Megaptera novaeangliae? Below, you will find the taxonomic groups the Megaptera novaeangliae species belongs to.

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Megaptera novaeangliae, marine species closely related

Megaptera novaeangliae, distinctive physical characteristics

How to identify Megaptera novaeangliae marine species? Below, you will find the list of main identification criteria and physical characteristics of marine species Megaptera novaeangliae. For each identification criteria, the corresponding physical characteristics of marine species Megaptera novaeangliae are marked in green.

Megaptera novaeangliae, geographic distribution

Where is Megaptera novaeangliae found in the world? Below, you will find the list and a world map of the geographic distribution where the marine species Megaptera novaeangliae can be found.

There is no photo/diving site associated to this marine animal

Megaptera novaeangliae, underwater photographers

Which photographers have photos of Megaptera novaeangliae species? Below, you will find the list of underwater photographers and their photos of the marine species Megaptera novaeangliae.