Blue whale

Antarctic blue whale (Photo: Mike Johnson)
Photo: Mike Johnson
The blowhole of an Antarctic blue whale (Photo: Kylie Owen)
Photo: Kylie Owen
A blue whale off Rottnest Island, Western Australia.
Photo: Dave and Fiona Harvey
The dorsal fin of an Antarctic blue whale (Photo: Paula Olson)
Photo: Paula Olson
The small boat team in the Remora approach an Antarctic blue whale (Photo: Carlos Olavarria)
Photo: Carlos Olavarria
The blue whale swims with its head to the left of the frame.
Photo: Mike Johnson
The flat head of the Pygmy blur whale rests on the surface of the water.
Photo: Donnelly, Dave

Killer whale

An orca surfaces near the Aurora Australis
Photo: Susan Doust
Killer whale on ocean surface
Photo: Dave Harvey
Coming up for air, an orca breaks the surface of crystal clear water and takes a breath as can be seen from the spray from its air hole
Photo: Lionel Whitehorn
Killer whale pod swimming in ocean waves
Photo: Dave Harvey
Looking directly down from ship at killer whale surfacing
Photo: Eric Woehler

Minke whale

An Antarctic minke whale spy-hopping
Photo: Ari Friedlaender
Minke Whales off Davis station in Antarctica
Photo: Frederique Oliver
Underwater shot of dwarf minke whale
Photo: Jason Gedamke
Minke whale
Photo: Ari Friedlaender
A pod of minke whales in Antarctic waters
Photo: Ari Friedlaender
A pod of minke whales, with one sporting a suction-cup tag.
Photo: Ari Friedlaender
Mink whale fluke
Photo: Elanor Bell

Humpback whale

Humpback whale
Photo: Dave and Fiona Harvey
Humpback under water
Photo: Jason Gedamke
Humpback whale fluke
Photo: Sarah Robinson
Humpback whale breaching
Photo: Dave and Fiona Harvey
A humpback whale points its upper body straight up out of the ocean in a behaviour known as spyhopping
Photo: Andrea Polanowski
This humpback has its head out of the water to look around with a barnacle-encrusted underside.
Photo: Anthony Hull

Fin whale

Fin whale
Photo: Dave Watts
Fin whales surfacing
Photo: Carlos Olavarria
Fin whales surfacing upside down
Photo: Carlos Olavarria

Sei whale

An aerial shot of a sei whale with its mouth open on its side
Photo: Peter Duley

Southern right whale

Two southern right whales
Photo: Marcus Salton
A southern right whale
Photo: Kim Kliska
Southern right whale pod
Photo: Dave Harvey
Southern right whale and calf surfacing
Photo: Dave Harvey
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