Great white and blue sharks feed on minke whale carcass

YouTube user Pacifics Edge posted footage of both white sharks (Carcharodon carcharias) and blue sharks (Prionace glauca) feeding on the carcass of a common minke whale (Balaenoptera acutorostrata). The encounter was filmed in the Santa Barbara Channel.

The footage above focuses on the white sharks, while a second clip features on the blue sharks feeding on the minke whale carcass. According to the video description, three white sharks and “about a dozen” blue sharks were observed feeding on the dead whale.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *