Reef Fish at Risk as Carbon Dioxide Levels Build

Reef Fish at Risk as Carbon Dioxide Levels Build

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Purple anemone and resident anemonefish or clownfish. Photo source: ©© Nick Hobgood

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Rising human carbon dioxide emissions may be affecting the brains and central nervous systems of sea fish, with serious consequences for their survival, an international scientific team has found.

Carbon dioxide concentrations predicted to occur in the ocean by the end of this century will interfere with fishes’ ability to hear, smell, turn and evade predators, the research found…

Read Full Article, Australian Research Council’s Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies

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