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Images of the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary

humpback whales

Both blue and humpback whales visit sanctuary waters in the summer and fall, attracted here by their prey - great swarms of krill. Humpbacks, like this one, also dive for schools of squid, anchovies or sardines.


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