16 – Marine Mammals: Reflective Questions
Your essay answer should be clear and succinct, amounting to perhaps 3-5 sentences totaling 50 to 80 words; longer essays are strongly discouraged. It is recommended that you prepare your answer in a separate document from which you copy it into Canvas.
Question 1 2 pts
Match the different feeding characteristics to their respective whale type, baleen or toothed.
Question 2 5 pts
Why do some species of whales in the Pacific migrate, what routes do they follow and when do they make their migration journeys?
A strong answer will explain why whales migrate, specifically identifying the timing of their journey and the regions they travel between, and associating the behavior described to particular whale species.
Question 3 3 pts
Match each of the three marine mammals with their predominant food.