Beluga Whale Food Chain
In this Arctic Marine Food Chain, The Beluga Whale, is the apex predator. However, arctic land animals like polar bears and humans predator this animal, the beluga whale. But this Arctic underwater mammal eats mainly arctic cod, though it also eats other fish in its area such as the herring, and different salmons such as the Pink Salmon, The Red (Sockeye) Salmon, The Chum (Dog) Salmon, The Silver (Coho) Salmon, and The King (Chinook) Salmon. The Beluga Whale also predatored some other arctic fish such as Lake Trout, Dolly Varden, Arctic Char, Grayling, various Whitefish such as the large Whitefish, Sheerfish (Inconnu). Also, Blackfish, pike, and various daces, carps, and minnows.
Those fish ate crustaceans such as shrimp (fairy or brine), copepods, barnacles, krill, lobsters, crabs, eand malacastas.
These crustaceanse eat tiny drifting plants and animals. Some of these are called, drifting planktons, and algae.
Here you can see that the Beluga whale has a single blowhole in which they need to breathe. They are in fact mammals since it is a whale so they would need to get air and that is how they do it. They use their single blowhole. It also has 34 pointed teeth to predator it's food.
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