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Shell crushing king crabs move into Antarctica Peninsula warming waters

Tuesday, February 8th 2011 - 17:36 UTC
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Warming waters along the Antarctic Peninsula have opened the door to shell-crushing king crabs that threaten a unique ecosystem on the seafloor, according to new research by a US-Sweden team of marine researchers. Read full article

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  • Duglas

    So now Antarctica has imnigration problems too.

    Feb 09th, 2011 - 08:34 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • DennisA

    “But here in Antarctica, crabs haven't lived in coastal waters for the past 40 million years. Until now, it's been too cold.”

    So a 1 degree C temperature rise makes the sea there warmer than it has been for 40 million years... I believe them...

    Feb 09th, 2011 - 09:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • I

    ettention Argentine fishing ships there is king crabs by the illions needing to be removed from the Antartic ocean. anyone needs a job, traping cages or boat contact the Argentine ship yards quote this news..
    eureka !!!

    Feb 09th, 2011 - 05:33 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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