How do blue whales hunt?
What kind of whales did the Chinook tribe hunt for?
What types of whales do the Japanese hunt?
Asked in Blue Whales, Orcas (killer whales)
Can blue whales eat orcas?
No. Killer Whales are like wolf packs in ocean, they will hunt large baby blue whale, kill and eat them. Blue Whales don't have teeth like Killer Whales (sometimes referred to as Orcas). Blue Whales staple diet is mainly Krill. "Krill is the common name given to the order Euphausiacea of shrimp-like marine crustaceans."
Asked in Blue Whales
What might threaten of harm blue whales?
Although it's now illegal to hunt blue whales, humans are still the biggest threat for blue whales. They sometimes collide with ocean vessels or get entangled in fishing gear, sometimes leading to their death. Also the sound pollution in the ocean makes it harder for blue whales to communicate, and therefor mate. Apart from humans, orcas have been known to attack blue whales.
Asked in Dolphins and Porpoises, Blue Whales
Do blue whales eat dolphins?
No blue whales do not hunt dolphins. Blue whales are filter feeders and don't have any teeth to take down a species of dolphin. But it is probably the other way round because killer whales the largest member of the oceanic dolphin family delphinidae have been known to try and kill blue whales. Hence the name killer whale they kill whales