Columbia Glacier in Prince William Sound

Humpback Whales

Humpback Whales

Megaptera novaeangliae

These whales are baleen feeders, consuming nearly a ton of food a day, mostly plankton and krill. They migrate 6000 miles to reach their summer feeding grounds in Alaska. Humpbacks average 45 feet and weigh 35-40 tons.

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