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Migaloo (White Humpback Whale of Australia) Migaloo Means White Fella In Aboriginal

Migaloo (White Humpback Whale)

Migaloo Important Facts:
  • Migaloo is an adult male humpback whale.
  • Migaloo is the only properly documented white humpack whale in the world.
  • He is a member of the east Australian humpback whale population.
  • Migaloo's name means "White Fella" in the Australian Aboriginal language - the naming is based on advice from Aboriginal elders in the Hervey Bay area, Queeensland.
  • Migaloo was first spotted & photographed on the 28th June, 1991, near Byron Bay.
  • He is believed to have an age in the mid 20's (2009).
  • Every year Migaloo migrates to humpback breeding grounds along the Great Barrier Reef region off north-eastern Australia.
Migaloo Recent Sightings:
  • Byron Bay - 28 September 2009
  • Low Isles & Batt Reef off Port Douglas - 29 September 2009
  • Great Barrier Reef - 14 August 2009
  • Tweed Coast - 2 July 2009

Migaloo (2007) Fishing Trip near Heron Island, the Reef:




Related Links:
White Humpback Whale Migaloo From Australia (Coffs Harbour, 2005)

Migaloo - Humpback Whales For Sale (MonsterMarketplace.com)
Cetacographer Migaloo White Humpback Whale (Blog)
Migaloo (White Humpback Whale of Australia) Cetacographer

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