Ocean Acidification May Reduce Sea Scallop Fisheries

http://www.whoi.edu/news-release/ocean-acidification-may-reduce-sea-scallop-fisheries

A new model predicts that Atlantic sea scallop fisheries may potentially be in danger.  As levels of carbon dioxide increase in the Earth’s atmosphere, the upper oceans become increasingly acidic—a condition that could reduce the sea scallop population by more than 50% in the next 30 to 80 years, under a worst-case scenario.  


Original Title: Ocean Acidification May Reduce Sea Scallop Fisheries
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