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Hump

Informal; a period of rising security prices followed by a period of declining security prices. The period may be long term, short term or any period between the two. On a chart, this looks somewhat like a camel's hump. See also: Inverted Saucer.
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10 ( ANI ): Researchers have found that not all Southern Hemisphere humpback whales migrate towards the equator at the end of the Antarctic summer.
Whale watchers made more than 73,000 sightings, logging date, identity and behavior information (including hunting technique) about each humpback they spotted.
chinensis, the Indo-Pacific humpback dolphin, is categorized as "Near Threatened" by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN, 2011), and is included in the Appendix I of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES, 2011).
uk GIANTS OF THE SEAS: THE FACTS HUMPBACK WHALE Named for its distinctive body shape and known for its complex songs, which travel for great distances through the oceans.
Two of the many species of whitefish in Alaska, humpback whitefish (Coregonus pidschian) and least cisco (C.
Humpbacks migrate from their summer feeding grounds near the poles to warmer winter breeding waters.
If humpbacks do wipe out our native species, at least 6000 jobs could be at risk in the Scottish salmon industry.
Humpback whales are powerful swimmers, and the 40-ton (36-metric ton) behemoths typically clock up 5,000 miles in their trips from the frosty waters of the North Atlantic and the Antarctic to more temperate areas around the equator.
By deploying 110 sonobuoys (passive 'listening' devices), the team recorded sounds from blue, humpback, minke, fin and sperm whales, and an unidentified beaked whale.
The humpback was captured on camera by Julie Forrest, of Coverdale, North Yorkshire, who dives in the area with her husband most weekends over the summer.
With as many as 21,000 humpback whales hugging the coast, the west coast has been dubbed the Humpback Highway by whale experts.