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Vermetid Reef

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Ocean acidification - how will marine life cope?
Jellyfish, anemones and soft corals do especially well, but when we transplant hard corals and the reefs formed by vermetid gastropods – known as 'worm snails' – into areas with an average pH of 7.8, they dissolve away. So acidified oceans could end up ...
UGA faculty, alumni named Ecological Society of America Fellows
Mediterranean demise
Sea grass meadows, Coralligene reefs and Vermetid snail reefs are declining rapidly instead of building up whole ecosystems with thousands of species. Erosion is also prevented by these reefs so human structures and cities especially will be damaged ...
MedSeA Study: Acidification And Warming Threaten Mediterranean Sea
"Iconic Mediterranean ecosystems such as sea grass meadows, the colourful Coralligene reefs and Vermetid snail reefs are threatened and now facing rapid decline through acidification and warming. These are amazing ecosystem building species, creating ...
These Are Some of the Most Otherworldly Creatures You'll Find on Earth
The vermetid mollusk (Sepulorbis), a marine snail, lives inside a tube rather than a shell. Its hunting strategy is equally un-snaily. The mollusk catches ...

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