The humpback whale is a baleen whale ranging in size from about 40–60 ft, weighing approximately 79,000 lbs, and are greyish in color.

The humpback is characterized by its tapered head and unusually long pectoral fins. The humpback Whale is found in oceans around the world but tends to stay in polar waters in the summer where they feed, and then migrate to more tropical waters in the winter. In winter months, the whales survive off of their fat supplies.