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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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2009-03-28 16:37:53

The Cold-water Shrimp, Pandalus borealis (sometimes called Pandalus eous) is a species of shrimp native in cold waters of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. There are numerous English names including Deep-water Shrimp, Cold-water Shrimp, Northern Shrimp, Pink Shrimp, Northern Red Shrimp and Greenland Prawn (UK). Although the word shrimp is commonly replaced by the word prawn, this is an incorrect exchange in word. In the Atlantic Ocean, it is distributed from New England, Canada's eastern...

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