Surviving without ice: Arctic crustaceans use currents, deep-water migration to survive sea ice melts

Surviving without ice: Arctic crustaceans use currents, deep-water migration to survive sea ice melts

Posted: 13 Sep 2012 02:30 PM PDT

With sea ice in the Arctic melting to record lows in summer months, marine animals living there face dramatic changes to their environment. Yet some crustaceans, previously thought to spend their entire lives on the underside of sea ice, were recently discovered to migrate deep underwater and follow ocean currents back to colder areas when ice disappears.

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