Blue blood on ice – exceptional survival skills of the Antarctic octopus

An Antarctic octopus that lives in ice-cold water uses an unique strategy to transport oxygen in its blood, according to research published in Frontiers in Zoology. The study suggests that the octopus’s specialized blood pigments could help to make it more resilient to climate change than Antarctic fish and other species of octopus.


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Blue blood on ice how an antarctic octopus survives the cold

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