COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Study shows small fish can play a big role in the coastal carbon cycle
Description: A new study in Scientific Reports, a new online journal from the Nature Publishing Group, shows that small forage fish like anchovies can play an important role in the "biological pump," the process by which marine life transports carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and surface ocean into the deep sea-where it contributes nothing to current global warming. [Source: William & Mary College]
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Source: William & Mary College
Publish Date: 10/9/2012
Reading Level: Basic
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