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Ocean acidification impacts the embryonic development and hatching success of the Florida stone crab, Menippe mercenaria

Highlights Lower seawater pH slowed the rate of stone crab embryonic development by 24%. Lower seawater pH also significantly reduced stone crab hatching success. Reduced pH had no effect on larval morphology. Variability in the hatching suggests the potential for acclimatization within the species. Abstract The deterioration of coastal habitats due to anthropogenic activities is […]
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