According to a new study, soon to be published in the journal Plos One, due to the ecological and commercial importance of these cephalopods, this fact could have enormous impact on the marine environment and coastal economies.
"Squid are at the center of the ocean ecosystem—nearly all animals are eating or eaten by squid," explains Aran Mooney, WHOI biologist and co-author of the study.
"So if anything happens to these guys, it has repercussions down the food chain and up the food chain," adds the expert.
Research suggests that ocean acidification and its consequences are th...
Aquaculture handbook to help develop the sector Pakistan
Pakistani scientists together with the US Department of Agriculture and American Soybean Association launched a handbook aimed at improving aquaculture practices in the Asian country.
Vulnerable marine ecosystems in African coast sought Spain
Researchers from the Spanish Institute of Oceanography and the University of Vigo, belonging to the science team EcoAfrik project, are participating in an offshore oceanographic campaign, off the coast of South Africa and Namibia, looking for Vulnerable Marine Ecosystems that require protection.
Navantia sets up a subsidiary in Brazil Brazil
The Spanish government authorized Navantia to establish a subsidiary in Brazil, in order to participate in major contracts for fleet renewal planned for the coming years.
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