15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Humpback whales bubble-net feeding

Humpback whales dive beneath schools of herring and blow bubbles that compress them, suddenly rising through the herring with mouths open - a strategy unique to this species

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 07.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: between Sitka and Juneau, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Steven Akre