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Climate Change and Native Hawaiian Shrimp

Rich MacKenzie, Pacific Southwest Research Station

The life cycle of native Hawaiian shrimp depends heavily on stream flow to carry them out to sea. A warmer, drier climate means less water in the streams, which could jeopardize their viability. In this video, PSW research ecologist Dr. Rich MacKenzie talks about his research on the shrimp and what they tell us about the surrounding ecosystem.

Length: 5:13

Posted: October 10, 2012

Last Modified: Oct 15, 2016 06:41:39 PM