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Krill ( Euphausia superba) represent a critical component of the Antarctic food web, providing food for fish, whales, seals, penguins, albatross and other seabirds, as well as marine invertebrates. Photograph: Christian Åslund/Greenpeace

Antarctic krill population contracts southward as polar oceans warm

Important krill habitats are under threat from climate change, and this latest research – published in Nature Climate Change – has found that their distribution has contracted towards the Antarctic continent. This has major implications for the ecosystems that depend on krill. 
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