Impact of seawater carbonate chemistry on the calcification of marine bivalves

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J. Thomsen; K. Haynert; K. M. Wegner; F. Melzner;
  • Publisher: Copernicus Publications
  • Journal: Biogeosciences (issn: 1726-4170, eissn: 1726-4189)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5194/bg-12-4209-2015
  • Subject: Ecology | QH540-549.5 | QE1-996.5 | QH501-531 | Geology | Life

Bivalve calcification, particularly of the early larval stages, is highly sensitive to the change in ocean carbonate chemistry resulting from atmospheric CO<sub>2</sub> uptake. Earlier studies suggested that declining seawater [CO<sub>3</sub><sup>2&minus;</sup>] and the... View more
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