Is sperm of Polar Cod sensitive to petroleum?
While the ability to reproduce defines life- polar cod just try harder. This extra effort may put them at a distinct disadvantage in the dynamic future of the Arctic. However, a recent study published in the journal, Aquatic Toxicology, found that exposure to low doses of petroleum slowed the sperm swimming speed in polar cod, an Arctic key species.
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