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Table 2.

Lunge data summary for tagged humpback whales

WhaleDate (m/d/yr)Number of lungesMaximum velocity (m s–1)Lunge duration (s)Time between consecutive lunges (s)Change in pitch during lunge (deg.)Body pitch at jaw opening (deg.)
MnA 9/28/04 362 2.7±0.3 15±1 18±6 48±22 0±22 
MnB 9/28/04 89 2.3±0.6 16±3 25±5 55±28 –16±24 
WhaleDate (m/d/yr)Number of lungesMaximum velocity (m s–1)Lunge duration (s)Time between consecutive lunges (s)Change in pitch during lunge (deg.)Body pitch at jaw opening (deg.)
MnA 9/28/04 362 2.7±0.3 15±1 18±6 48±22 0±22 
MnB 9/28/04 89 2.3±0.6 16±3 25±5 55±28 –16±24 

Values are means ± s.d.

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