Pacific Ocean SeaLife - Photography by Donald Pash
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Humpback Whale Feeding

A Humpback whale doing a behavior called lunge feeding. This is where the whale blows enormous underwater bubbles that heard and corral fish into a bait ball, toward the surface; with their mouths wide open. Their enormous mouthfuls are strained through the baleen plates, which let the water out while keeping the fish in.

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