ANTARCTIC KRILL

Moving to the South Pole

In the Southern Ocean, climate-driven contraction of Antarctic krill from open ocean toward the frozen continent is a perilous journey. Research now shows that a poleward shift in distribution is accompanied by diminished spatial less habitat, lower densities and larger mean size of adults.

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McBride, M.M. Moving to the South Pole. Nature Clim Change 9, 90–91 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41558-019-0396-x

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