FIN WHALE ( is the second-largest species of whale. It is found throughout the world's oceans. It gets its name from an easy-to-spot fin on its back, near its tail. Like all large whales, fin whales were hunted by commercial whalers, which greatly lowered their population.
Finback Whale captured July 16th, 1930 off San Clemente Island.
Finback Whale captured July 16th, 1930 off San Clemente Island 70 miles south of Long Beach, California. Weight 72 tons. Length 65 feet. Tail Spread 15 feet. Heart weight 750 lbs. Throat measurement 3-1/2 inches in diameter.
Weight: 72 tons, Length: 65 feet, Tail spread: 15 feet, Heart weight: 750 lbs.
Female Finback Whale. Length: 60 feet. Taken near San Clemente Island after a terrific battle.