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Mariculture Can Adapt to Climate Change and Ocean Acidification
Both climate change and ocean acidification are going to present challenges for the mariculture industry. Even if we were to immediately cease CO2 production,...
Scientists Discover Optical Structures in Limpets Causing Blue Stripe Appearance
Scientists at MIT and Harvard University have identified two optical structures within a limpet's shell that give its blue-striped appearance. ...
The Impact of Costal Acidification to the Aquaculture Industry
The aquaculture industry is undergoing a significant change, and one that presents a tough challenge to overcome. In Canada, fisheries along the west coast...
Engineering or Food? Mechanisms of Facilitation by a Habitat-Forming Invasive Seaweed
Nonnative species that form novel habitats strongly affect ecosystem processes. The effects of these ecosystem engineers can be both positive and negative...
Bonamia Parasites: A Rapidly Changing Perspective on a Genus of Important Mollusc Pathogens
This review focuses on the recent advances in research on genetic relationships between Bonamia isolates, geographical distribution, susceptible host species,...
Epidemiology of Bonamia in the UK, 1982 to 2012
Bonamiasis, caused by Bonamia ostreae, was confirmed in native flat oysters Ostrea edulis L. in England in 1982. This paper reports on the controls and...
Results of the English Channel Scallop Management Workshop 2014
On 15 And 16 April, 2014 a two-day workshop on the future management of the scallop fishery in the Channel was held in Brixham, England. The workshop was...
Hypoxia and Acidification Have Additive and Synergistic Negative Effects on the Growth, Survival, and Metamorphosis of Early Life Stage Bivalves
Low oxygen zones in coastal and open ocean ecosystems have expanded in recent decades, a trend that will accelerate with climatic warming. Christopher...





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