- Migaloo is an adult male humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae).
- Migaloo is the only properly documented white humpack whale in the world.
- Although Migaloo is suspected to be an albino humpback whale, there is no clear proof of this diagnosis.
- It is therefore better to describe Migaloo as a hypo-pigmented humpback whale, until confirmatory information is available.
- Migaloo 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.
- Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) KPCOFGS
- Migaloo - Humpback Whales For Sale (MonsterMarketplace.com)
- Migaloo (White Humpback Whale of Australia) Migaloo Means White Fella In Aboriginal (Alchemipedia)
- Migaloo (White Hump Back Whale) Great Barrier Reef Filming Near Port Douglas On Catamaran Silversonic (2007)
- White Humpback Whale Migaloo From Australia (Coffs Harbour, 2005)
- The text is based on the page from Alchemipedia - renamed 'Migaloo (White Humpback Whale of Australia) Migaloo Means White Fella In Aboriginal (Alchemipedia)'.
- The Alchemipedia version of this page rarely appears on search engines because it's place has been taken by a 'borrowed' version at www.migaloowhale.org - this page is not surprisingly called "Migaloo (White Humpback Whale of Australia) | Alchemipedia" the original name of the Alchemipedia version.
- The Pacific Whale Foundation is the owner of the site www.migaloowhale.org.
- Migaloo Photo: AP - shown at ALCHEssMIST Images.
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