It appears that copepods do not sleep as deep and long as vi thought. An important part of the reproduction occurs in the middle of the winter,during the Polar Night. This also means that we have to change our understanding of the vulnerability of the ecosystem in wintertime. Read more about the activities of the CLEOPATRA II team here and in a recently published article in KLIMA (PDF) - both in Norwegian.

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