Antarctic krill receive scientific scrutiny

03/20/2012 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

Oceanographers are increasingly concerned that krill -- shrimplike crustaceans in the Southern Ocean -- will become threatened by an increase in fishing and shrinking sea ice. Scientists are studying the feeding patterns of the tiny fish, which are valued for their omega-3 fatty acids.

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