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Krill Migration: Up and down all night


Swadling, KM, Krill Migration: Up and down all night, Current Biology, 16, (5) pp. R173-R175. ISSN 0960-9822 (2006) [Non Refereed Article]

DOI: doi:10.1016/j.cub.2006.02.044


A new study showing Antarctic krill sink when their stomachs are full has provided indirect evidence that krill undergo multiple daily vertical migrations. Such behavior could make a significant contribution to carbon sequestration by the deep oceans.

Item Details

Item Type:Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Biological Sciences
Research Group:Ecology
Research Field:Marine and Estuarine Ecology (incl. Marine Ichthyology)
Objective Division:Environment
Objective Group:Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Objective Field:Antarctic and Sub-Antarctic Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity
Author:Swadling, KM (Dr Kerrie Swadling)
ID Code:42421
Year Published:2006
Web of Science® Times Cited:2
Deposited By:TAFI - Marine Research Laboratory
Deposited On:2006-08-01
Last Modified:2007-02-21

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