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Fish of Antarctica threatened by climate change

PostPosted: Fri Feb 17, 2012 8:02 am
by Marine News
Fish of Antarctica threatened by climate change
14 February 2012, 4:40 am

A study of the evolutionary history of Antarctic fish and their "anti-freeze" proteins illustrates how tens of millions of years ago a lineage of fish adapted to newly formed polar conditions -- and how today they are endangered by a rapid rise in ocean temperatures.

Source: ScienceDaily: Marine Biology News