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Long Finned Pilot Whales

During a whale watching excursion, Long-finned Pilot Whales are seen swimming in the Pleasant Bay in the Gulf of St Lawrence.

The Long-finned Pilot Whales are seen swimming in Pleasant Bay during a whale watching excursion. The awesome mammals glide through the blue waters. The pilot whales are part of the dolphin family. Pleasant Bay is located in the Gulf of St Lawren ...
Long Finned Pilot Whales Globicephala Melas Dolphins

Belonging to the Oceanic dolphin family, Long Finned Pilot whales are actually dolphins rather than whales although at times they behave like whales. Their scientific name is Globicephala melas.

A highly social marine mammal, Long Finned Pilot Whales, aka Globicephala melas, are often found in large pods of around 100 animals. Although they are actually dolphins, they often behave more like whales. They also appear similar to the Orca W ...
Gulf Of St Lawrence Coastline Cape Breton Nova Scotia

The coastline of the Gulf of St Lawrence around Cape Breton, Nova Scotia as seen from aboard a whale watching boat.

Traveling the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence on a whale watching trip that departed from Pleasant Bay in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, you can view the beauty of the rocky coastline. Atop the jagged rocks, the landscape is blanketed with lush gre ...
Pilot Whales Nova Scotia

The beauty of the waters of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Nova Scotia as Long Finned Pilot Whales decide to make an appearance for passengers aboard a whale watching tour.

The dorsal fins of the Long Finned Pilot Whales are easily seen above the surface of the waters in the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Nova Scotia, Canada. The whale in the foreground gives us a good look at his round forehead before dipping below the co ...

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