Increasing Acidity in Oceans Mean Bad News for Pink Salmon
This is Fish Radio. I’m Laine Welch – Pink salmon diets take a direct hit.
Argue all you want about climate change – even a child’s chemistry set will prove that the oceans are more acidic. Recent reports cited dissolving oyster larvae that are devastating west Coast shellfish growers. A new federal study reveals findings on how corrosive oceans are affecting sea life – and it points to big trouble for pink salmon. NOAA recently announced the first evidence that the high acid content in the Pacific Ocean is dissolving the shells of...
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