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Temperature-related body size change of marine benthic macroinvertebrates across the Early Toarcian Anoxic Event

Abstract.

"The Toarcian Oceanic Anoxic Event (TOAE, Early Jurassic, ~182 Ma ago) was characterised by severe environmental perturbations which led to habitat degradation and extinction of marine species. Warming-induced anoxia is usually identified as main driver, but because marine life was also affected in oxygenated environments the role of raised temperature and its effects on marine life need to be addressed. [...]"

Source: Scientific Reports
Authors: Veronica Piazza et al.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-020-61393-5

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