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V-shaped blow

Each year, right whales migrate more than 1,000 miles from their feeding grounds off Canada and New England to the southeastern U.S. In this photo, note the V-shaped blow (exhalation) from the calf. This is a unique characteristic of right whales.


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Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, NOAA Research Permit # 665-1652

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Taken on February 13, 2005