Study shows beluga whales dive to great depth to catch cod

This May 11, 2011 photo released by North Slope Borough and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) shows a beluga whale pod in the Chukchi sea near Alaska. An analysis of the diving patterns of beluga whales off Alaska's northern coast indicates they target Arctic cod and will dive to great depths to reach food. (Vicki Beaver/North Slope Borough/NOAA via AP)ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Beluga whales off Alaska's northern coast target Arctic cod and will dive to great depths to reach them, according to data collected over 15 years that provides insight into their foraging patterns in the remote region undergoing profound changes from climate warming and a loss of sea ice.


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February 17, 2016 11:03 am

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