Humpback whales feeding off Holmavik
Swiming among diamonds !
Greatly magnified view of the back of the previous image, showing  "whale lice", which is in fact a small crab 
The barnacle polyps on the left side of the fluke
Several of these whales were recognized by This last one is HW-MN0101288
Our guide told us that the lifting of the tail before diving was a behavior associated with big (thus fatty) whales to assist in diving deeper.
This whale had a tiny skin injury on the left part of the fluke and the skin behind the posterior laminae. A little blood was visible.
The left white pectoral seen under water
Pictures of whale tails can be send to that tracks the sighting and thus the trips the whale do: neat !

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