How Will Ocean Acidification Affect Fisheries? (image) NOAA Fisheries West Coast Region Share Print E-Mail Caption Ocean acidification is likely to affect several major West Coast Fisheries in different ways. Dungeness crab may be one of the most affected species, in economic terms. Credit Su Kim/Northwest Fisheries Science Center Usage Restrictions CREDIT: Su Kim/Northwest Fisheries Science Center Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.