Tropical sea urchins caught between a rock and a hot place

Posted by on August 15, 2016 1:46 pm
Categories: Top News

The balmy waters of the Caribbean could turn into a deadly heat trap for countless tiny creatures. Authors of a new study have discovered that microscopic sea urchin eggs and larvae may suffer stunting or death when the water temperature spikes just a couple of degrees above normal, adding to the impact of climate change in already warm tropical oceans.

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