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Coral Reef Fact:

Pilot whales are actually two species: Globicephala melas (long-finned) and Globicephala macrorhynchus (short-finned), Click the picture to learn more

Short-finned pilot whales feed mostly on squid, but they may also feed on octopus and fish, all from a water depth of 1000 feet (305 m) or more. They are known as the ‘Cheetahs of the Deep’ for their high speed pursuits of squids at these depths. Learn more

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