by Damon

what are krill

Krill is a little shrimp like animal. They are usually found in a swarm. Krill are invertebrates which means no backbone.

krill and the food chain

Krill are herbivores and they eat Phytoplankton microscopic single celled plants that drift near ocean’s surface and live off carbon dioxide. Krill have many predators including Birds, Fish and Whales. Krill and phytoplankton have an a important job in the food chain because if there’s no phytoplankton then krill will have nothing to eat and die then whales, fish and birds will have nothing to eat and so on.