WHALES GUIDE
FEEDING PROCESS

After a long migration, the whales arrive in the St. Lawrence, mal-nourished and gorge themselves on large quantities of krill in the estuary.

Biologist Pierre-Henry Fontaine explain the feeding process



Elements

  • azote /nitrogen
  • phosphore /phosphorus
  • silice /silicium
éléments nutritifs
Feeding process

  • They gorge themselves on large quantities of krill.
  • The grooves of their belly are distended.
  • The water is filtered through the platelets in their mouths.
  • The krill are swallowed.
  • The grooves of their belly return to their normal shape.
PROCESSUS DE NUTRITION


Food pyramid

Pyramide alimentaire




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