Hi everyone, welcome to a new episode of WHALEZONE.TV, which is now available on our blog! In this episode, PhD Student Lorenzo Fiori explains why whales are important to the ocean. Watch, learn and enjoy!
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Roman et al. (2014). “Whales as marine ecosystem engineers” Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment, 12(7): 377-385.
Poster from the article “Whale poop pumps up ocean health” – Science Daily.
1)From the documentary “Leave it to Beavers” by PBS
2)Rare whale footage shot by drone thanks to AUT scientists – Courtesy of Lorenzo Fiori and Auckland University of Technology
3)Sperm Whales shot with drone – Courtesy of Tiago Batista and Terra Azul Azores Whale Watching
4)Orcas Hunt a Whale in Rare Video from National Geographic
5)Behind the scenes from Blue Planet II
6)”Feast in the deep” from Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI)