Blue Whale Spots Krill Patch (IMAGE) Oregon State University Caption A blue whale eyes a krill patch from 18.5 meters away to assess whether it is worth eating. 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.