Meet the Bowhead Whale
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The Voice of the Bowhead Whale
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Bowhead Whale Conservation
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Bowhead Whale
The Bowhead Whale

Balaena mysticetus


  • Max Weight: 200,000 lbs (90,000 kg)
  • Length: 65 ft (19.8 m)
  • Diet: Copepods, krill and a wide variety
    of invertebrates
  • Status: Endangered


range Bowhead Whale Range

Species Fact:

Bowhead whales are specially adapted to live in ice covered waters. They can break through ice up to three feet thick in order to breathe.

Bowhead Whale