Submit photo

Welcome to the submission form of the Whale Photo Identification Database of Iceland.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

  • Please submit only the best pictures, the ones most similar to the examples given below.
  • Please do not crop your photo, it might contain valuable information for the database.
  • You will retain the copyright on all submitted pictures, which will be used for scientific purpose only.

Examples of good photos for identification

Reykjavik, Keflavik, Sandgerdi, Grindavik, Dalvik, Husavik, Akureyri, Olafsvik, Heimaey, etc.
Name of whale watching company
Information regarding the trip, the total number of whales per species seen, if whales were in a group, weather conditions and any other information you think might be relevant
Information about the whale in the image you are about to submit, such as if it was seen with another whale that you will or have already submitted, behaviour (ie. was it feeding, breathing, playing) or any other information you think might be relevant

Please contact photoid@hafro.is in case of problems.