Subject: sei whales

Leah Gerber (leah@fish.washington.edu)
Sat, 28 Mar 1998 19:19:50 -0800

At 10:45 AM 3/25/98 -0500, you wrote:
>Dear leah,
>My name is Rebecca.My whale is the Sei Whale.
>How much can a Sei Whale eat in a day?How big is a Sei Whale weigh?
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>        Rebecca Kirschner
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Dear Rebecca,

Sei whales eat tons of food every day. As a general rule whales weigh
approximately one ton per foot. So a 60 foot sei whale might weigh 60 tons.
Its important to remember that in the water the whale weighs nothing.

I hope this will help.

Leah