Pin: Humpback Whale – Migaloo
Humpback Whale – Migaloo
Scientific name: Megaptera novaeangliae
Migaloo is an adult white male humpback whale, estimated to have been born in 1986. He was first spotted in 1991 passing through Byron Bay.
The humpback whale is a species of baleen whale. It is one of the larger rorqual species, with adults ranging in length from 12–16 m and weighing around 25–30 metric tons. The humpback has a distinctive body shape, with long pectoral fins and a knobbly head.