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Physiological advantages of dwarfing in surviving extinctions in high-CO2 oceans
Garilli, V.; Rodolfo-Metalpa, R.; Scuderi, D.; Brusca, L.; Parrinello, D.; Rastrick, S.P.S.; Foggo, A.; Twitchett, R.J.; Hall-Spencer, J.M.; Milazzo, M. (2015). Physiological advantages of dwarfing in surviving extinctions in high-CO2 oceans. Nat. Clim. Chang. 5(7): 678–682. hdl.handle.net/10.1038/nclimate2616
In: Nature Climate Change. Nature Publishing Group: London. ISSN 1758-678X, more
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Keyword
    Marine

Authors  Top 
  • Garilli, V.
  • Rodolfo-Metalpa, R.
  • Scuderi, D.
  • Brusca, L.
  • Parrinello, D.
  • Rastrick, S.P.S.
  • Foggo, A.
  • Twitchett, R.J.
  • Hall-Spencer, J.M.
  • Milazzo, M.

Abstract
    Physiological changes associated with dwarfing in two marine molluscs that are adapted to acidified seawater at shallow CO2 seeps help the animals keep their shells intact. Such changes may have helped species to survive past mass extinction events.

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