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May 19, 2024
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Why Antarctic Fish Don’t Freeze Their Tails Off

An innovative project to understand how fish survive in the frigid Antarctic waters is opening up new avenues for researchers monitoring what goes on under the sea ice in McMurdo Sound. Evolutionary biologist Paul Cziko from the University of Oregon is studying how Antarctic fish don’t, themselves, freeze into a solid block while spending their lives in subzero waters.

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