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Shell growth, mechanics, and structural properties of adult & juvenile barnacles
Barnacles are found throughout the world’s oceans, and their success depends on a hard, mineralized, outer shell that protects the soft tissue. Prevention and removal of barnacles from vessels and structures in the ocean ...
The effect of helium ion radiation on the material properties of bone
Ocean acidification alters properties of the exoskeleton in adult Tanner crabs, Chionoecetes bairdi
(The Company of Biologists, 2021-02)
Ocean acidification can affect the ability of calcifying organisms to build and maintain mineralized tissue. In decapod crustaceans, the exoskeleton is a multilayered structure composed of chitin, protein and mineral, ...