Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) breaking the surface

Fin whale just breaking the surface of the water, viewed from above

Detailed Description

Zoomed image of a Fin Whale (Balaenoptera physalus) breaking the surface.

The Seabird Studies Team at the USGS Western Ecological Research Center is conducting aerial photographic surveys of the ocean off central and southern California to create comprehensive maps of seabird and marine mammal distributions. Learn more here.


Image Dimensions: 3029 x 2019

Date Taken:

Location Taken: US