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Summer in Monterey Bay

Humpback whales lunge through a school of anchovies they’ve trapped at the surface. Summer is an amazing time on Monterey Bay. Spring winds cause an upwelling of nutrients and that brings an explosion of life to the bay. Humpback whales, sea lions, and sea birds all congregate to feast on an abundance of schooling fish (anchovies mostly). When the anchovies school near the surface, whale watchers are treated to a real show!

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San Jose, California, United States of America
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© Douglas Croft.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2018
Total Views: 40
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Aug. 17, 2018, 11:53 a.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 270mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO400
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