Hump back whale Low-poly 3D model

Humpback whale model
The following model offered for sale is a 3D Polygonal model of a Humpback whale meant for use with the 3D application Autodesk Maya 2013. The following text with holds technical information concerning the model, rig as well as the control object used to control it.

Model size

  • Length: 12.918 meters
  • width: 9.161 meters
  • height: 1.993

Level of Detail
The Model is comprised of 3 level of details aka LOD beginning with lod0 and ending with lod2. All LODs are being controlled by the same rig. In order to switch display each LOD, simply check the visibility box in the corresponding layer in the layer editor that can be found in the channel box. The following list describes technical information of each LOD and its affiliated texture sets


  • Poly count: 2404Tris
  • Vertisi count: 1218
  • affiliated texture: lod0_humpback_dif, lod0_humpback_norm


  • Poly count: 1518Tris
  • Vertisi count: 761
  • affiliated texture: lod0_humpback_dif, lod0_humpback_norm


  • Poly count: 898Tris
  • Vertisi count: 451
  • affiliated texture: lod0_humpback_dif, lod0_humpback_norm

The rig used to control all three lods is completely joint based and is not being supported by blendshabes or any other animations systems. The total joint count comprises of 77 joints in total.

The files humpback_whale_forward.mb and contains a simple forward swim animation of the humpback whale. and is meant for general use.

for a real time 3D Preview of LOD0, please visit this link (
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    Item Rating01
    • ttleblan
      2019-10-22 17:18
      Not Recommended
      Cannot be used ! The animation is not working, every maya files are poorly mades and connot be exported with the animation
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    3D model formats
    • Textures -
    • Autodesk Maya (.ma, .mb) (4 files)-Version: 2013Renderer: Mental Ray Version: 2013Renderer: Mental Ray Version: 2013Renderer: Mental Ray Version: 2013Renderer: Mental Ray
    • Autodesk FBX (.fbx)944 KB
    • 3D Studio (.3ds) -
    • OBJ (.obj, .mtl) -
    • Stereolithography (.stl) -
    3D model details
    • Publish date2012-12-30
    • Model ID#9527
    • Animated approved
    • Rigged approved
    • VR / AR / Low-poly approved
    • PBR
    • Geometry Polygon mesh
    • Polygons 1,260
    • Vertices 1,218
    • Textures
    • Materials
    • UV Mapping
    • Unwrapped UVs Mixed
    • Plugins used