Into the deep: understanding swordfish eco-physiology

a research article about Drs Diego Bernal and Chugey Sepulveda are studying swordfish eco-physiology to understand how they are able to adapt to extreme conditions in the wild.

Cold-blooded vertebrates, such as fish, are extremely susceptible to changes in the temperature of their surroundings. Yet one successful ocean predator, the swordfish, migrates from tropical to temperate seas, and dives daily from warm surface waters to cooler depths, with seeming ease. Drs Diego Bernal and Chugey Sepulveda of the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth and the Pfleger Institute of Environmental […]

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