29 September 2015

• Blue Crabs Can Survive Nasty Conditions

“Results of a new study led by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science show that adult blue crabs are much more tolerant of low-oxygen, 'hypoxic' conditions than previously thought.

”The findings—based on experiments using high-tech computer-controlled respirometers—contradict earlier studies of the tasty crustacean's ability to function in oxygen-poor waters, thus helping to explain what had been somewhat of an ecological mystery.…”

Please visit this link to read the full article: phys.org/news

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