This catalog includes fluke photos taken primarily between 2006- 2010.

Contributing photographers: John Moran, Jan Straley, Suzie Teerlink, Janet Neilson, Heather Riley, Jennifer Cedarleaf, Flip Nicklin, Jay Beedle, Steve Lewis, JJ Vollenweider, Fletcher Sewell, Liz Stahl and others.

Photos are arranged from whitest flukes to blackest flukes. To match one of your fluke photos, scroll through to a section that has flukes of similar coloration. Click on the whale ID number beneath a photo to see a larger picture and more details on a whale.

Click HERE for more tips on how to use photo ID and this catalog.

Click HERE for a printable catalog. (Version 1, 2010)

Email Suzie.Teerlink@noaa.gov with any questions

Catalog last updated: May 2010

Photos on this site were taken under scientific research permit #782-1719-06