Right Whales

Balaenidae

Southern Right Whale

Southern Right Whale

What does it look like? The Southern Right Whale is a large, thickset whale (weighing up to 80 tonnes), with no dorsal fin and body tapering to thin tail. Generally dark brown to bluish-black, with numerous white callosities on head and around jaw. Blow distinctly V shaped. Where is it found? In Australia, most commonly seen from south-western WA to south-eastern Vic. What are its habitats...