ARCTIC Ocean Ocean
marine mammals

The marine mammals of the open waters of the Arctic Ocean...

Order Cetartiodactyla: Even-toed Ungulates and Cetaceans

Infraorder Cetacea: Dolphins and Whales

Family Balaenopteridae

Balaenoptera physalus, 'Fin Whale',  (Ilulissat, Greenland).

Megaptera novaeangliae, 'Humpback Whale' with small curved fin atop 'humped' back, (Ilulissat, Greenland).

The tail (fluke) of the 'Humpback Whale' is usually seen when the animal is diving (Ilulissat, Greenland).

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For the page on the marine mammals of the Arctic Ocean
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Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? The first expedition I am booked to work on after the virus is Micronesia, New Guinea & Indonesia in 2021 with Silversea. Meanwhile I am giving a lecture on the Sunshine Coast (Australia) on the "Sounds of suburban south-east Queensland"