Ocean Acidification Updates for Alaska Board of Fisheries
The state Board of Fisheries and the public will learn how a changing climate and off-kilter ocean chemistry are affecting some of Alaska’s most popular seafood stocks.
The board, which sets the rules for subsistence, commercial, sport and personal use fisheries, begins its annual meeting cycle next week with a two-day work session in Anchorage.
A talk on ocean acidification is set for the first night. The acidity prevents marine creatures from forming shells and skeletons, among other things.
To date, most research has focused on crab and some fish...
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