A product of its environment: the epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum) exhibits physiological tolerance to elevated environmental CO2

  title={A product of its environment: the epaulette shark (Hemiscyllium ocellatum) exhibits physiological tolerance to elevated environmental CO2},
  author={Dennis D. U. Heinrich and Jodie L. Rummer and Andrea J. Morash and Sue-Ann Watson and Colin A. Simpfendorfer and Michelle R. Heupel and Philip L. Munday},
  journal={Conservation Physiology},
Ocean acidification is predicted to affect the performance of marine species, but little is known about the effects on sharks. We found that long-term exposure to elevated CO2 did not affect the epaulette shark, possibly because it experiences fluctuating environmental conditions in its shallow coral reef habitat. 

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