Acid coastal seas off US putting common fish species at risk

Posted In Ecosystem Destruction, News
Aug
18

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Elwha river estuary, Washington State. Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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Scientists have shown that coastal waters and river estuaries can exhibit unique vulnerabilities to acidification than offshore waters.

This acidification, detected in waters off the United States West Coast and the Gulf of Mexico, can lead to disorientation and cognitive problems in some marine fish species, such as salmon, sharks, and cod…

Read Full Article, Science Daily (08-18-2018)

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