LInks for Ocean Acidification

On CBC Radio Victoria this morning discussing Ocean Acidification and Shellfish.  A pretty complex topic to cover in a few minutes but one that will be affecting us all on the coast.  We’re learning about it too so here is our collection of links about the subject  and below – check out one of our Native (Olympia) oyster larvae and its semi-transparent larval shell.  As Ocean acidity increases (pH drops) it gets harder and harder for these tiny larvae to form their shells as if this species did not have it tough enough already.   Update: you can listen to the interview here.

Olympia oyster larvae


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