Tag Archive for 'Biological Impacts of Ocean ACIDification'

Atlantic cod larvae vulnerable to ocean acidification

December 14th, 2011 by Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences

Fish stocks are not only threatened by over-fishing. An international research group led by the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GEOMAR) has found evidence for potentially harmful effects the increasing acidification of the oceans may have on larvae of commercially important fish species such as cod. The study, ‘Severe tissue damage in Atlantic cod larvae […]