Humpback Whale

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Humpback Whale

Marine Mammal Behavior Final


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The scientific name of the Humpback whale, megaptera novaeanglia; means the:
  • 2. 
    The scientific name of the Humpback whale, megaptera novaeanglia; means the:
  • 3. 
    Humpback whales are ________ ft long and weigh______ pounds
    • A. 

      40-45; 40

    • B. 

      60-65;40

    • C. 

      40;50-60

    • D. 

      40; 40-45

  • 4. 
    Humpback whales are ________ ft long and weigh______ pounds
    • A. 

      40-45; 40

    • B. 

      60-65;40

    • C. 

      40;50-60

    • D. 

      40; 40-45

  • 5. 
    Adult females are 5% larger than the males, which means that Humpback whales exhibit __________.
  • 6. 
    Adult females are 5% larger than the males, which means that Humpback whales exhibit __________.
  • 7. 
    Southern Hemisphere Humpbacks are _____________ Northern Hemisphere Humpbacks
    • A. 

      The same as

    • B. 

      Slightly smaller than

    • C. 

      Slightly larger than

  • 8. 
    Southern Hemisphere Humpbacks are _____________ Northern Hemisphere Humpbacks
    • A. 

      The same as

    • B. 

      Slightly smaller than

    • C. 

      Slightly larger than

  • 9. 
    Humpback whales can live up to ____ years of age.
  • 10. 
    One differing characteristic between female and male humpbacks is that females have a __________ on their ventral side.
  • 11. 
    A way of identifying Humpback whales for research is by looking at individuals __________.
  • 12. 
    Humpback whales can live up to ____ years of age.
  • 13. 
    Humpback whales distribution type is ________________.
    • A. 

      Circumpolar

    • B. 

      Arctic

    • C. 

      Cosmopolitan

    • D. 

      Antarctic

  • 14. 
    One differing characteristic between female and male humpbacks is that females have a __________ on their ventral side.
  • 15. 
    A way of identifying Humpback whales for research is by looking at individuals __________.
  • 16. 
    Humpback whales distribution type is ________________.
    • A. 

      Circumpolar

    • B. 

      Arctic

    • C. 

      Cosmopolitan

    • D. 

      Antarctic

  • 17. 
    Humpback whales are endangered primarily because of:
    • A. 

      Predation

    • B. 

      Natural environmental factors

    • C. 

      Noise from ships

    • D. 

      Whaling

  • 18. 
    Humpback whales are endangered primarily because of:
    • A. 

      Predation

    • B. 

      Natural environmental factors

    • C. 

      Noise from ships

    • D. 

      Whaling

  • 19. 
    Before whaling, the Humpback relationship was ____________, it has declined 10%.
  • 20. 
    • A. 

      Subsistence

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Baleen

    • D. 

      Whale meat

  • 21. 
    Before whaling, the Humpback relationship was ____________, it has declined 10%.
  • 22. 
    North Pacific Humpback whales became protected in ________ although the Soviet Union contiinued whaling well into 1971 
  • 23. 
    What is not a reason why humpback whales were hunted for during commercial whaling
    • A. 

      Subsistence

    • B. 

      Oil

    • C. 

      Baleen

    • D. 

      Whale meat

  • 24. 
    Describe the migration patterns of the Humpback whale
  • 25. 
    The principal wintering ground for North Pacific Humpback whales is ____________, nearly 10,000 travel their annually.