General Description

Upper body grey to brown, white underneath. Lines (throat pleats) underneath from throat to middle of the body. Dorsal fin with curved edge. Tail wide with a pointed notch in the middle of the rear edge. Water spray from blowhole is a vertical jet about 5 m high. Up to 27 m long.


Fin Whales feed by rolling on their side and opening their mouth to catch krill. In some ocean areas Fin Whales are still caught commercially.


Worldwide. Most Australian waters.


Deep waters.

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