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Octopi are taking over the oceans, and no one knows why

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified May 25, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Julie M. Rodriguez last modified May 24, 2016

A new study published in the journal Current Biology has revealed some startling statistics -- a group of researchers from the University of Adelaide have found that since the 1950s, the population of cephalopods (octopus, squid, and cuttlefish) in the world's oceans has exploded. What makes this truly curious is the fact that climate change, overfishing, and ocean acidification have caused the numbers of many fish and shellfish species to plummet during the same period. Scientists...




 

 


 

 

 
 
 

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