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Iron Whales


Nicol, S and Van Der Merwe, P and Lannuzel, D and Townsend, AT, Iron Whales, Catalyst - Mark Horstman, ABC TV, Hobart, Tasmania, 14 April 2011 (2011) [Media Interview]

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Baleen whales - such as humpbacks and blue whales - are a group of whales that sieve mountains of krill from the water in a single gulp. With that much going in one end, there must be a fair bit coming out the other.

Item Details

Item Type:Media Interview
Keywords:Baleen whales, krill, carbon cycle, whale faeces
Research Division:Earth Sciences
Research Group:Oceanography
Research Field:Chemical oceanography
Objective Division:Environmental Management
Objective Group:Marine systems and management
Objective Field:Measurement and assessment of marine water quality and condition
UTAS Author:Nicol, S (Dr Stephen Nicol)
UTAS Author:Van Der Merwe, P (Dr Pier van der Merwe)
UTAS Author:Lannuzel, D (Associate Professor Delphine Lannuzel)
UTAS Author:Townsend, AT (Associate Professor Ashley Townsend)
ID Code:99935
Year Published:2011
Deposited By:CRC-Antarctic Climate & Ecosystems
Deposited On:2015-04-17
Last Modified:2015-04-17

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