Posted on OA: 31 Aug 2015 Global Ocean Health (GOH) has recently released the fourth edition of its “Ocean Acidification Report”. Some of the topics covered include the BC shellfish crisis, new strides in protecting king crab from OA vulnerability, and a look at the risk to geoduck (along
Month: August 2015
Ocean Acidification Threatening Many Species
Posted on OA and KQED News: 31 Aug 2015 — By Rachel Berger — Includes interviews with Dr. Steve Palumbi, Dr. Jim Barry, Terry Sawyer A few decades ago, dozens of species in Monterey Bay were on the verge of extinction. Today, many of those species are now thriving.
Oyster growers fret about ocean acidification, Oregon State University study shows
Posted on The Register Guard: 29 Aug 2015 — By Diane Dietz Just as there are few atheists in fox holes, you’d be hard pressed to find many Pacific Northwest oyster growers disbelieving in climate change — and the related ocean acidification, according to an Oregon State University study.
Perception and response of the U.S. West Coast shellfish industry to ocean acidification: the voice of the canaries in the coal mine
Posted on OA: 28 Aug 2015 — Mabardy R. A., Waldbusser G. G., Conway F. & Olsen C. S., 2015. Journal of Shellfish Research 34(2):565-572 In the mid-2000s the U.S. west coast oyster industry experienced several years of significant production failures. This industry has been referred to as the
Researchers Say Ocean Acidification Poses Legitimate Extinction Threat to West Coast Shellfish
Posted on SEAFOODNEWS.COM [San Francisco Chronicle]: 21 Aug 2015 — By Lizzie Johnson Long before scientists and shellfish companies were aware of what was happening, a silent killer began devastating California’s oyster industry. About 10 years ago, baby oysters, or spat, began to die at an alarming rate. Farms