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Blogs for August 2014

Marine Life Fun Facts - Humpback Whale Communication

Posted on August 27, 2014

By Captain Dave

As we mentioned in our previous "whale song" blog, Humpback Whales sing amazing songs while in our waters, seemingly using their internal orchestra to communicate with other whales in the area. While these songs are regarded as a form of communication, many wonder if they could… Continue Reading

Marine Life Fun Facts - Whale Song

Posted on August 21, 2014

By Captain Dave

As just about anyone who has joined us on one of our Maui whale watch adventures can attest; humpback whales are known to sing beautifully throughout their stay in Hawaii's waters. Here are a few fun facts on the hows and whys of these fabulous underwater… Continue Reading

Marine Life fun Facts - Baby Humpback Whales

Posted on August 14, 2014

By Captain Dave

Did you know . . .

Baby humpback whales enjoy their time in their mothers' womb; developing for an estimated 11 to 12 months before birth. At birth, humpback whales are "only" 12-14 feet long. Newborns also tip the scales at a weight of "just" 1 - 1… Continue Reading

Even More Marine Life Fun Facts

Posted on August 07, 2014

By Captain Dave

Did you know . . .

Humpback whales are naturally solitary animals. Humpbacks do not mate for life, and are therefore not thought to be monogamous creatures. Along with their suspected promiscuity, Humpback whale father are also suspected to play no defined parental role in the raising… Continue Reading


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