What are the different ecotypes of orcas? | WHALEZONE.TV S03 E03

Hi everyone, welcome to a new episode of WHALEZONE.TV, which is now available on our blog! In this episode, our MSc in Marine Biology Anais explains what are the ecotypes of Killer Whales. Watch, learn and enjoy!

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1) Southern Resident Orcas. Source: www.endangered.org

2) “Why are there so many different types of killer whales?” – Source: www.eaglewingtours.com

3)Orca ecotypes its not all black and white? Source: www.seawatchfoundation.org.uk

4) Enciclopedia Marine Mammals, 3rd Edition. Edts. Bernd Würsig, J.G.M Thewissen, Kit M. Kovacs.


1) Type B Killer Whales on the Hunt | Antarctica – Source: Lindblad Expeditions and National Geographic

2) Killer Whales Working Together to Hunt Seals on Ice – Source:  BBC Earth

3) Killer Whales Attack Minke – Source: Frozen Planet and BBC Earth

4) Eyes on Orcas – Source: Continent

5) Antarctica – Source: National Geographic

6) What Are Southern Resident Orcas? – Source:  Oceana

7) Drone footage: Southern resident killer whales – Source: Vancouver Sun

8) Searching for Type D: A New Species of Killer Whale? – Source: NOAA Fisheries

9) Orcas (killer whales) in the Ross Sea, Antarctica – Source:  Whale and Dolphin Conservation (WDC)

10) Killer whales hunting a Humpback whale calf and eating its tongue – Source: Whale Watch Cabo

11) Incredible footage of Orcas eating a minke whale – Source: Best Documentary

12) Spectacular close ups of herring feeding Orcas – Source: Jonas Folleso

13) Orca feeding on stingray & the aftermath – Source: Clay Tall Stories

14) Killer Whales in Azores – Footage courtesy of Tiago Batista and Milou van Mulken. 

Anaïs Builly

About Anaïs Builly

Anais Builly is Marine Biologist and Master of Biology, Ecology and Ecosystems, and of Bioproducts & Bioproduction of Marine Ecosystems, studied in France and South Africa. She is also Marine Wildlife Guide & Community Manager at TERRA AZUL. She is passionate about conservation of marine mammals, and loves being out in the ocean everyday.

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