Infographic: whale population and marine ecosystem biodiversity - killer whales
Description: Summary of Whale population and marine ecosystem biodiversity - killer whales
An infographic shows a simplified range extension of killer whales into the Arctic. On the background of a map of North America and Greenland the infographic shows how killer whales are expanding their range into the Arctic with the help of arrows symbolizing expansion ranges on a map and the text explaining the range expansion. On the left upper corner, an image symbolizing a killer whale and an arrow pointing downwards towards the entry of the Northwest Passage. The capture beside reads "Some killer whales are coming from the west, but sightings are still very rare." Another capture below reads "Killer whales are being observed more frequently and in new locations in the Arctic. This change corresponds with reductions in sea ice." On the right of the infographic in the area symbolizing Atlantic Ocean in the vicinity of Newfoundland there is an image of a killer whale with arrows pointing downwards toward Newfoundland, upwards towards the strait between Baffin Island and Greenland, as well as arrows pointing towards the Northern Passage and Hudson Bay. Captures read "Killer whales are being spotted closer to the shores of Newfoundland and entering the Strait of Belle Isle" and "Killer whales moving into the Hudson Bay region appear to be different from the Lancaster Sound killer whales" and "Killer whales are increasingly being spotted towards Lancaster Sound and as far west as Cambridge Bay."
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