What happens when a whale dies?
When a whale dies in the ocean, its carcass can become home to entirely new ecosystems. When whales die in the ocean, their bodies eventually sink to the bottom. Once the body comes to rest, biologists refer to this as a whale fall. other fish and sea animals initially eat the meat off the carcass.
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