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That means its scoliosis wasn't too detrimental to its ability to hunt its favorite food—crustaceans—or evade predators.
Hungry humpbacks travel thousands of kilometers to feast on a rich buffet of tiny crustaceans called krill, researchers reported here this week at the biennial meeting of the Society for Marine Mammalogy.
An alligator's diet typically consists of crustaceans, snails and fish, but because alligators are opportunistic predators, Nifong said sharks may end up on the menu.
Look for these foot-tall shorebirds along bay shorelines and inlets, where they can be observed probing the tidal mud flats with their elongate bills, searching for worms and small crustaceans like juvenile crabs or grass shrimp.
On August 1, the commercial season for the crustaceans begins.
Warm waters brought less nutrient-rich copepods, tiny crustaceans at the base of the food chain.
During the grunts' trek—up to a kilometer long—they're highly susceptible to infestation by tiny, parasitic crustaceans called gnathiids.
And, as Pierre-Louis reports, when whales and other sea creatures die, their POP-riddled bodies sink to the ocean floor—where deep sea crustaceans scavenge their remains.
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