Researchers Discover Commercially-Fished Tanner Crabs Use Deep Sea Methane Seeps As Food Source

Source: Phys.org/Mark Floyd/Oregon State University

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Researchers have documented a group of tanner crabs vigorously feeding at a methane seep on the seafloor off British Columbia—one of the first times a commercially harvested species has been seen using this energy...