Frequent sightings of:
- Minke Whales
Occasional Sighting of:
- Fin Whales
- Humpback Whales
Baleen whales filter plankton, such as krill, through their large mouths in order to feed. Baleen whales do not have teeth; rather, the inside of the upper part of their jaws is lined with baleen plates. These plates look like a large comb that goes across the whale’s mouth and hangs down. While feeding, the whales press their tongue against the roof of the mouth in order to strain the plankton through the “comb” of baleen.
Minke whales are the most common baleen whales we see, and we have occasional sightings of fin whales, and humpback whales.
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