Dutch Caribbean Species Register

Overview of the biodiversity of Aruba, Bonaire, Curaçao, Saba, Sint Eustatius and Sint Maarten

Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae

Classification

Megaptera [genus] (1)
novaeangliae [species]

Classification

Megaptera [genus] (1)
novaeangliae [species]

Presence

Recorded on
  • Aruba
  • Bonaire
  • Klein Bonaire
  • Curaçao
  • Saba
  • Saba Bank
  • Sint Eustatius
  • Sint Maarten
  • Presence status
  • Indigenous (1) - Aruba
  • Indigenous (1) - Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Klein Bonaire
  • Indigenous (1) - Curaçao
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba
  • Indigenous (1) - Saba Bank
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Eustatius
  • Indigenous (1) - Sint Maarten
  • Distribution description Primary range in the Caribbean Sea, secondary range in the south and southeastern Caribbean Sea.
    Notes on presence status Expected to occur around Aruba as well.

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