Are shelled marine animals growing larger and stronger because of more acidic oceans?



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    According to a recent study at the Woods Hole Oceanagraphic institute, yes and no.  The shells of clams, oysters, and some snails and urchins tend to dissolve in acidic environments. But  crustaceans, such as lobsters, crabs, and prawns, build harder, thicker shells in the acidiferous water.

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