July 4, 2013 12:00 am
There are at least eight different whales that are commonly found in the Antarctic Ocean. They can be divided into two different categories. First, baleen whales typically eat by filtering water through their large mouths. Second, toothed whales also live and hunt in the Antarctic Ocean.
Baleen whales are also known as filter-feeders. They filter large amounts of water in their mouths and eat the food that is left behind. Their diets consist of small fish and krill. The Minke whale is one of the smallest baleen whales, and the Blue whale is the largest. Other … More