Kōrero: Whales

Humpback fluke

Humpback fluke

The humpback is a large baleen whale, which has white markings, unique to each whale, on the underside of its tail. This one was photographed during a whale survey in Cook Strait in 2004.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10056021
Photograph by Helen McConnell

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Whales - Humpback whale', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7087/humpback-fluke (accessed 9 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006