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The secrets of the krill

Updated Monday 13th September 2010

Antarctic krill are the one of the most abundant animal species on earth. The Saving Species team talk to Robert King in Australia to learn the secrets of their success.   

Robert King maintains a breeding colony of krill for study at the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) in Hobart in order to find out more about them. He shows the Saving Species team the tanks of krill and their phytoplankton food.

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