NOAA Study – Ocean Acidification Dissolving Tiny Snail Shells

Pteropods, tiny salt water snails, seem to be affected by the increasing levels of ocean acidity. These little creatures are consumed by salmon species, especially pink salmon; so there is the potential for indirect effects on salmon populations down the road as ocean acidification only worsens.

You can read the complete article at:

http://www.noaanews.noaa.gov/stories2014/20140430_oceanacidification.html

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