Tag Archives: Photo-ID

A “Fingerprint” on The Tail (Tells Which Whale).

How the tails of Humpback Whales are a clue for who’s who in the sea. What’s in a tail? Well, if you’re a cetacean (whale, dolphin, porpoise), then technically speaking your tail is composed of the expected stuff; connective tissue, arteries and veins. Surprisingly, the flukes (a tail is made up of two flukes) do […]