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Discussions Discussion Life on the Reef: Amazing World of Coral Fish…
Mark Collins, Jan. 16, 2012

Rising carbon dioxide confuses brain signaling in fish

“This could be a big deal,” says neurobiologist Andrew Dittman of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle. Dittman, who was not affiliated with the study, says the new findings could go a long way toward explaining curious sensory changes observed in fish exposed to acidifying waters. The scary scent of predators, for example, can suddenly become alluring.

Mark Collins

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