Population of Pink Sea Slugs Increasing Due to Warming Oceans

February 2, 2015 10:39 AM

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According to researchers increasing temperatures in the coast of northern California have triggered a population explosion of bright pink slugs that are up to an inch long. They are born and grown in tide pools along the northern coastline as well as the state’s central coastline.

Oceanic temperatures have been slowly increasing because of the global warming that was caused by climate change. It has also been forcing dolphins to change their range. Some species are also benefitting from it for example, the Hopkins’ Rose nudibranch.

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