This whale features a unique body shape, long pectoral fins and a knobby head. This species is known for breaching and other distinctive surface behaviors, making it popular with whale watchers.
Males produce a complex song lasting 10 to 20 minutes, which they repeat for hours at a time. Its purpose is not clear, though it may have a role in mating.
The best season to observe them:
The humpback whale is generally sighted between July and October, being August the month of more sightings.
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