• Posted on: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 05:56
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Oyster shell dissolution rates in estuarine waters: Effects of pH and shell legacy
Waldbusser, G.G.

The shells of eastern oysters from the Chesapeake Bay dissolved at faster rates when exposed to increasingly severe ocean acidification conditions. Oysters with fresh shells dissolved at the fastest rate, followed by oysters with weathered shells and those with dredged shells. (Laboratory study)

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