Minke Whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata)

Also known as Bag Whale, Bay Whale, Common Minke Whale, Davidson's Whale, Dwarf Minke Whale, Lesser Finback, Lesser Piked Whale, Lesser Rorqual, Little Finner, Little Piked Whale, Northern Minke Whale, Pikehead Whale, Sharp-headed Finner Whale, Summer Whale

Description

Also known as Bag Whale, Bay Whale, Common Minke Whale, Davidson's Whale, Dwarf Minke Whale, Lesser Finback, Lesser Piked Whale, Lesser Rorqual, Little Finner, Little Piked Whale, Northern Minke Whale, Pikehead Whale, Sharp-headed Finner Whale, Summer Whale.

Found in family groups or pods in in shallow to very deep open waters over coastal, in-shore and off-shore waters of the world.
They feed small schooling fish and krill.
Length - 1000cm
Depth - 0-750m
Worldwide

This is the smallest whale, and a very social animal and inquisitive of divers.
They can submerge for 20 minutes before coming up to the surface for air.
Ref: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minke_whale

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