Masses of shrimp and krill may play a huge role in mixing oceans

The swimmers’ turbulence could be powerful enough to stir nutrients up from the deep

swimming brine shrimp

MIXING IT UP  One swimming brine shrimp generates small-scale turbulence (time lapse of suspended particles in green). But large numbers of the animals together may create currents that stir oceans.

Isabel Houghton

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