• Posted on: Mon, 06/13/2016 - 05:56
  • By: Anonymous
Digestion in sea urchin larvae impaired under ocean acidification
Stumpp, M.

Sea urchin larvae normally have alkaline conditions (pH 9.5) in their stomachs. When larvae were exposed to ocean acidification conditions, the pH of their stomachs decreased. This change could reduce the efficiency of digestion and trigger extra feeding to make up for it.

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