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2009-05-08 06:10:00

If ocean temperatures rise, researchers report that Northern shrimp will be adversely affected and the population would go into decline. The Northern shrimp known as Pandalus borealis support commercial fisheries worldwide. The tiny creatures are an important part of the oceanic food chain and may serve as early indicators of changing climate due to their sensitivity to temperature. Researchers say Northern shrimp also seem to have an amazing sense of reproductive timing, releasing their...


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bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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