COSEE Ocean Systems: News
Ocean acidification may put Northwest Dungeness crab at risk
Description: A new study shows that ocean acidification may slow development and reduce survival of the larval stages of Dungeness crabs. The study indicates that increased acidity (lower pH levels) in waters along the West Coast, due to the presence of greenhouse gases, could put the crab population in peril. [Source: NOAA News]
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Source: NOAA News
Publish Date: 5/19/2016
Reading Level: Basic
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