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Researchers find icefish colony the size of Malta in the Antarctic sea
The bigger threat, he said, is climate change. Ice completely covers the area, but if it begins to melt, that would affect algae growing on the bottom of the ice field. Icefish migrate to surface waters to feed on zooplankton there, so changes to global warming patterns could affect this vital food source and produce ripple effects up the food chain, Purser said.
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