Blue crabs tolerate hypoxic conditions

"The notion that blue crabs are relatively intolerant of oxygen-poor waters was counterintuitive"

Adult blue crabs are “much more tolerant” of low-oxygen, hypoxic conditions that previously thought, but global warming could change things, according to new research by the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

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