Climate change is making crabs lose their sense of smell — and seafood may never be the same

Why are crab fisheries at risk for collapse? Just follow your nose — or rather, theirs. 

Crabs use their sense of smell like humans use their eyes and intuition. When young crabs are seeking shelter from predators, they use their sense of smell to eke out a good hiding place. A crab’s sense of smell is vital for its ability to find food....

Originally posted on salon.com