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One of the most important animals in the food chain of the marine ecosystem

The lowly krill averages only about two inches (5 centimeters) in length, but it represents a giant-sized link in the global food chain. These small, shrimp-like crustaceans are essentially the fuel that runs the engine of the Earth’s marine ecosystems.

Reference: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/invertebrates/krill.html

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