Learn about Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

Max length: 16 m

Max weight: 40 tons

Pectoral fins are very long (nearly one third of body length), white or partly white in color.  Head is flat in front of blowholes and covered with knobs.  Small dorsal fin is often stepped or humped.  Humpback whales are often seen alone or in groups of two or three, often well offshore.  


Between the months of January and April

Oceanic Cetacean Map

Cetacean in the Caribbean waters

You will find this specific Cetacean in the Caribbean sea
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They can be approached slowly by boat, however are extremely wary of swimmers
Extinct in Wild
Critically Endangered
Near Threatened
Least Concern