Definition of gray whale in English:

gray whale

Syllabification: gray whale


  • A mottled gray baleen whale that typically has heavy encrustations of barnacles on the skin, commonly seen in coastal waters of the northeastern Pacific.
    • Eschrichtius robustus, the only member of the family Eschrichtiidae
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    • On these tours you can see dolphins, sperm whales, grey whales, and more depending on the time of year.
    • Every few years, gray whales and blue whales wash ashore on the California coast.
    • We experienced some difficulty identifying whale species during the count, especially differentiating between bowhead and gray whales.

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