Diet: Carnivore: Krill, small schooling fish
Average lifespan: 50 years
Average size: Males: Up to 45 ft.; Females: Up to 50 ft.
Average weight: Up to 90,000 lb.
Did You Know?
To catch their prey, humpback whales use a bubble-feeding technique. Once the whale has found a school of fish or krill, it will blow a cloud of bubbles around or below it, trapping the prey and making it easy for the whale to gulp up large amounts of food.
Last updated: November 9, 2018