A clam from the seafloor off the coast of western Alaska is pictured in a jar that scientists use to measure respiration. (Courtesy Photo | Brittany Jones)

A clam from the seafloor off the coast of western Alaska is pictured in a jar that scientists use to measure respiration. (Courtesy Photo | Brittany Jones)

Why should anyone care about clam breath?

Respiration rates are numbers scientists can plug into ecosystem models.

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