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Antarctic Creatures By Lottie

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Antarctic Creatures.  By Lottie . Organisms. Phytoplankton Zooplankton Krill Squid Fish including ice and tooth fish. Humpback whale Emperor Penguin Crabeater Seal Adelie penguin Petrel Killer whale Leopard seal. Phytoplankton. Phytoplankton are eaten by Zooplankton . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


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Antarctic Creatures

By Lottie

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• Phytoplankton• Zooplankton• Krill• Squid• Fish including ice and tooth fish.• Humpback whale• Emperor Penguin• Crabeater Seal• Adelie penguin• Petrel• Killer whale• Leopard seal


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• Phytoplankton are eaten by Zooplankton.• As Phytoplankton are Plants they make their own

food.• Some phytoplankton are bacteria, some are protists,

but most are single-celled plants.• Phytoplankton are the microscopic plants in the

oceans.• Phytoplankton start the food chain.

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• Zooplankton are eaten by krill.• Zooplankton are some of the small animals of

the sea.• Zooplankton are second in the food chain.• Zooplankton are the primary consumers of the

oceans and graze on phytoplankton.

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• Krill are small animals that eat zooplankton.• The average length for a krill is two inches.• Scientists estimate that the total weight of all the

Antarctic krill is more than the total weight of all humans on Earth.

• Squid, Humpback Whales and ice fish and tooth fish eat krill.

• Krill are invertebrates.Back Home

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• Squid are eaten by tooth fish and emperor penguins.• Squid eat Zooplankton and Krill.• Squid are Carnivores.• All squid are invertebrates as they have no

backbone.• The biggest squid recorded in Antarctica was

10 meters long and weighed 450 kilograms.Back Home

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Fish (including Ice Fish and tooth fish)

• Fish eat a range Squid and krill.• The fish are eaten by Emperor penguins,

Crabeater seals, Adelie penguins, Humpback Whales and Petrels.

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Humpback Whale

• Humpback Whales eat hundreds of krill.• Nothing eats a Humpback whale because it is

too big.

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Emperor Penguin • Emperor Penguins eat Krill, Squid and Fish.• Killer whales and Leopard seals eat Emperor


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Crabeater Seal

• Crabeater Seals Eat Krill, Fish and Squid.• Killer Whales and Leopard Seals eat Crabeater


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Adelie Penguins

• Adelie Penguins eat Krill and Fish.• Killer Whales and Leopard Seals eat Adelie


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• Petrel eat Ice Fish and Tooth fish.• Leopard seals eat Petrels.• Because Petrels fly they escape some


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Killer Whale

• Killer Whales eat Adelie Penguins, Crabeater Seals and Emperor Penguins.

• Killer Whales are Predators.

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Leopard Seal

• Leopard Seals eat emperor Penguins, Crabeater Seals, Adelie Penguins and Petrels.

• Leopard seals are Predators.

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King Penguin

• The King Penguin is the 2nd largest Species of penguin. Only smaller than the emperor Penguin.

• The King Penguin eats Fish and Squid.• King Penguins are eaten by Leopard Seals and

Killer Whales.

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Sea Cucumber

• Sea Cucumber are eaten by Fish.• Sea Cucumber eat Bacteria and

other tiny organisms.

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