Barnacles have taken the concept of fast food delivery to a whole new level when it comes to their relationship with humpback whales. Starting their lives as tiny drifting larvae, barnacles eventually settle and usually grow on immobile objects, such as rocks.
Match My Whale Research Blog
05 November 2015
20 September 2015
Even though they are large animals, humpback whales do have natural predators. Transient orca whales and some species of sharks prey on humpback whales, usually targeting young whales, or adults that are sick or in distress.