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Important Humpback Whale Facts
A Humpback Whales Diet consists of Fish, Plankton and Krill.
The blow is very visible and distinctive bushy shape, 2.5 to 3 metres tall and usually wide relative to its height.
Adult male (Bull) 14 to 18 metres
Female (Cow) 15 to 19 metres
Newborn (Calf) 4.5 metres
Weigh approximately 34 to 45 tons
Baleen whales have hundreds of comb-like plates that hang from their upper jaw. The plates overlap inside the mouth and have stiff hairs that form a sieve to filter food.
Approximately 6,500 of the worlds Humpback population passes the Hunter Coast line on their 12,000 kilometre migration.