Blue Whale Eating Krill (IMAGE) Oregon State University Caption A blue whale begins eating a large krill patch. The krill nearest the whale's mouth are beginning to jump as they recognize the predator approaching. Credit Photo courtesy of Leigh Torres, Geospatial Ecology of Marine Megafauna Laboratory at the Marine Mammal Institute, Oregon State University. Usage Restrictions None License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.