Diet. 9.1 m (30 ft) whale shark filtering plankton, in Maldives ... The whale
shark is a filter feeder – one of only three known filter feeding ...
Krill (a family of small, shrimplike crustaceans) and copepods are major
components of a right whale's diet. Rorquals generally eat larger prey than do
Beluga whales are opportunistic feeders. They prey on about 100 different kinds
of primarily bottom-dwelling animals. They eat octopus; squid; crabs; snails; ...
Depending on the whales size, social structure, environment, species and type (
baleen or toothed) their diets can change drastically from small aquatic life forms
Gray whales also gobble plankton, small and microscopic animals floating in the
sea. When eating plankton, whales can be seen skim-feeding with their upper ...
Humpbacks have a small dorsal fin toward the flukes. DIET AND BALEEN
Humpback whales (like all baleen whales) are seasonal feeders and carnivores
Killer whales are carnivore marine mammals, so their diet is full of meat gotten by
hunting several species in their habitat. Since there are several ecotypes of ...
Whale anatomy. Whales are marine mammals with a varied diet, ranging from
large marine mammals to tiny copepods.
Blue whales reach these mind-boggling dimensions on a diet composed nearly
exclusively of tiny shrimplike animals called krill. During certain times of the year,
Gray whales are opportunistic feeders, which mean they will eat food from a wide
range of sources. Along the coast of Depoe Bay, Oregon they mostly feed on ...