The moon drives the migration of Arctic zooplankton

amphipod Themisto libellula

Zooplankton may dive deep to avoid moonlight and predators like this amphipod, Themisto libellula, which feeds on zooplankton. 

Daniel Vogedes/The Arctic University of Norway

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