Exposure to CO2 influences metabolism, calcification and gene expression of the thecosome pteropod Limacina retroversa.

Thecosomatous pteropods, a group of aragonite shell-bearing zooplankton, are becoming an important sentinel organism for understanding the influence of ocean acidification on pelagic organisms. These animals show vulnerability to changing carbonate chemistry conditions, are geographically widespread, and are both biogeochemically and trophically important… (More)