Why is the whale gray?

Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino1993

UNESCO World Heritage

UNESCO World Heritage

The gray whale has depigmented areas resulting from the balanus. Balanus are small little animals that stick to their skin.


  • Title: Why is the whale gray?
  • Creator: Whale Sanctuary of El Vizcaino
  • Date Created: 1993
  • Location Created: Mexico
  • Rights: Visit Baja California Sur
  • Location: Mexico
  • Inscription Criteria: Criteria: (x)
  • Date of Inscription: 1993
  • Category of Site: Natural site

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