Oceanography

A sea butterfly flaps its wings

Ocean acidification is predicted to harm the ocean's shell-building organisms over the coming centuries. Sea butterflies, an ecologically important group of molluscs in the Arctic and Southern oceans, are already suffering the effects.

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Figure 1: Impacts of ocean acidification.

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Ries, J. A sea butterfly flaps its wings. Nature Geosci 5, 845–846 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/ngeo1655

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