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Contrasting physiological responses to future ocean acidification among Arctic copepod populations

Artikel i vetenskaplig tidskrift
Författare Peter Thor
Allison Bailey
Samuel Dupont
Piero Calosi
Janne Söreide
Pierre De Wit
Ella Guscelli
Lea Loubet-Sartrou
Ida Marie Deichmann
Martin Candee
Camilla Svensen
Andrew King
Richard Bellerby
Publicerad i Global Change Biology
Volym 24
Nummer/häfte 1
Sidor e365-e377
ISSN 1354-1013
Publiceringsår 2018
Publicerad vid Institutionen för marina vetenskaper
Institutionen för biologi och miljövetenskap
Sidor e365-e377
Språk en
Ämnesord Ocean acidification, Arctic, zooplankton, metabolic rate, ingestion rate, reaction norm, pCO2, pH
Ämneskategorier Marin ekologi

Sammanfattning

Widespread ocean acidification (OA) is modifying the chemistry of the global ocean, and the Arctic is recognised as the region where the changes will progress at the fastest rate. Moreover, Arctic species show lower capacity for cellular homeostasis and acid-base regulation rendering them particularly vulnerable to OA. In the present study, we found physiological differences in OA response across geographically separated populations of the keystone Arctic copepod Calanus glacialis. In copepodite stage CIV, measured reaction norms of ingestion rate and metabolic rate showed severe reductions in ingestion and increased metabolic expenses in two populations from Svalbard (Kongsfjord and Billefjord) whereas no effects were observed in a population from the Disko Bay, West Greenland. At pHT 7.87, which has been predicted for the Svalbard west coast by year 2100, these changes resulted in reductions in scope for growth of 19% in the Kongsfjord and a staggering 50% in the Billefjord. Interestingly, these effects were not observed in stage CV copepodites from any of the three locations. It seems that CVs may be more tolerant to OA perhaps due to a general physiological reorganisation to meet low intracellular pH during hibernation. Needless to say, the observed changes in the CIV stage will have serious implications for the C. glacialis population health status and growth around Svalbard. However, OA tolerant populations such as the one in the Disko Bay could help to alleviate severe effects in C. glacialis as a species.

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