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Barnacle Bill

This whale tail clearly shows an encrustation of barnacles. A tail lobbing male can inflict quite a bit of damage on a rival. He often repeatedly strikes his opponent on his exposed dorsal fin. Battle scars are often seen on the older males' back and dorsal fins.

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