Bad News for the Krill

If the bottom of the food chain isn’t doing well, how can the levels above survive?

Climate Change Could Put Tiny Krill at Big Risk

Antarctic krill, centimeter-long shrimp-like crustaceans that feed primarily on phytoplankton, are a key part of the Antarctic marine food chain. Credit: NOAA They may be small, but krill — tiny, shrimp-like creatures — play a big role in the Antarctic food chain.

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