Study finds native Olympia oysters more resilient to ocean acidification

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Literature
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Study finds native Olympia oysters more resilient to ocean acidification. OSU. 2016.
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2016
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OSU
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Native Olympia oysters, which once thrived along the Pacific Northwest coast until over-harvesting and habitat loss all but wiped them out, have a built-in resistance to ocean acidification during a key shell-building phase after spawning, according to a newly published study.

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Native oysters, fisheries, commercial fishing, case study, resilient, resistant,