• Posted on: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 05:56
  • By: Anonymous
Future high CO2 in the intertidal may compromise adult barnacle Semibalanus balanoides survival and embryonic development rate.
Findlay, H.S.

In ocean acidification conditions (pH 7.7) embryos of an intertidal barnacle developed more slowly. Survival of adult barnacles dropped by 22 percent, and the mineral structure of adult shells changed. (Laboratory study)

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