Photo: Transient Killer Whale Habitat

The killer whale habitat extends to all the oceans of the world as well as some seas. Transient killer whales are often seen off the coast of British Columbia in Canada.

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Transient Killer Whale Habitat
Photo of a pod of transient killer whales off the coast of BC which forms part of their habitat.
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Transient killer whales are sometimes referred to as the Bigg's killer whale, named in honour of Michael Bigg - a Canadian Marine Biologists who pioneered research on Killer whales. The Transient killer whale feeds almost exclusively on other marine mammals and the coastal waters of British Columbia are the perfect habitat for this whale's prey.

Transient killer whales (orca, Orcinus orca, T30's & T137's) after killing a sea lion off Malcolm Island near Donegal Head, British Columbia, Canada.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS 7D, aperture of f/4.5, exposure time of 1/1600 sec. on ISO 100, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 300mm.

Photo:
Transient Killer Whale Habitat
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Photographer:
Rolf Hicker Photography
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Country:
Canada
Province:
British Columbia

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