Shellfish Sherlock

Heat tells sea shells how to grow by the seashore. #penshells #motherofpearl #oceantemps #climatechange #marinebiology #oceanography #earthscience #prehistoric
Nacre, also known as mother-of pearl, is the biomineral that lines some seashells – and keeps a record of ancient ocean temperatures.


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