Why Antarctic fish don’t freeze to death (video)
Credit: The American Chemical Society
WASHINGTON, Dec. 6, 2018 — The notothenioid fishes that inhabit the Antarctic Ocean have evolved an unusual adaptation to living in icy waters. Their blood contains antifreeze proteins that prevent ice from growing within the fishes’ bodies and actually lower the freezing temperature of their tissues. In this video, Reactions meets these bizarre animals: https:/
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Katie Cottingham, Ph.D.