Lonely Seagrass in Acidic Waters

Closest to the seeps, where the pH is lowest and the water is most acidic, corals no longer grow. Instead there are sand, rubble and seagrasses that are able to survive.

Read more about how reef scientist Laetitia Plaisance uses carbon dioxide seeps to study ocean acidification and how it will affect biodiversity on coral reefs in the future.

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Where the pH is the lowest, corals can no longer grow - sand, rubble and seagrasses replace the reef.
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Laetitia Plaisance