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The ups and downs of life in a halocline: The response of Pisaster ochraceus larvae to food patches and prior exposure to low salinity
(Friday Harbor Laboratories, 2012-10)
Salinity fluctuations are expected to become increasingly frequent in the Salish Sea due to glacial melting caused by global warming. Pisaster ochraceus, a keystone predator of the intertidal zone will be especially affected by these fluctuations since they lack the ability to ion- or osmo-regulate. We examined the impact ...