Unique thermal sensitivity imposes a cold-water energetic barrier for vertical migrators

Source: Nature.com

Nature Climate Change, Published online: 10 October 2022; doi:10.1038/s41558-022-01491-6

The authors report on the metabolic sensitivities of vertically migrating oceanic species to temperature and oxygen. They show that cold, rather than warmth, acts as an energetic barrier to these species, facilitating latitudinal range expansion under changing climate.