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NOAA and Sea Grant fund $800,000 in research to understand effects of ocean changes on iconic Northeast marine life

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NOAA’s Ocean Acidification Program (OAP) and the Northeast Sea Grant Programs joined together to prioritize and fund new research on how ocean acidification is affecting marine life including lobsters, clams, oysters, mussels and sand lance that are so important to the Northeast region.

Hanging by a Thread

Biologist Emily Carrington probes the secrets of the humble mussel's powerful attachment, and how mussels will fare as sea chemistry changes.

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Mussels dominate rocky coastlines and support aquaculture worldwide. Now Washington Sea Grant-supported researchers at the University of Washington are investigating climate-related threats to the amazingly tough mussel threads that anchor them to wave-pounded rocks and docks. 

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