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Atlantic Herring Larvae Appear to Tolerate Increases of Ocean Acidification

It is speculated, in the words of Maneja et al. (2015) that “ocean acidification might increase mortality in marine fish larvae through, for example, effects on their behavior that make them more susceptible to predation, reduce their food intake, or alter their orientation towards nursery grounds.” And, therefore, they decided to explore this possibility in larvae of Atlantic herring, which they say is “an important commercial fish species in the North Atlantic.”  And what did they thereby learn? Read the rest here 10:57