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Ocean Acidification Linked to Larval Oyster Failure


April 11, 2012

photo of a hand holding oysters Researchers have definitively linked an increase in ocean acidification to the collapse of oyster seed production at a commercial oyster hatchery in Oregon, where larval growth had declined to a level considered by the owners to be non-economically viable. Full Story

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Oregon State University

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