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JoeReal
07-30-2014, 06:53 AM
http://media4.s-nbcnews.com/j/newscms/2014_31/590831/140729-king-crab-1601_16fc42dc29dcf923604ea37a18d89481.nbcnews-fp-640-360.jpg

Higher carbonic acid concentration in the water soften the shells of many invertebrates including crabs. While I won't complain about soft-shelled crabs, it is a case of survival of many species.

Acidic Ocean Means Trouble for King Crab and Alaska Fisheries: Study - NBC News (http://www.nbcnews.com/science/environment/acidic-ocean-means-trouble-king-crab-alaska-fisheries-study-n167721)