Global Warming Could Shift Fish Populations
distribution of commercial fish populations–and greatly alter the industries
vital or fundamental ecosystem supporters.
effect of global warming on fisheries. It finds that tropical ocean ranges will
be hit hardest,
with native species moving northward and leaving stocks down up to 40 percent in affected regions.
Southeast Asia, will lose out," said Daniel Pauly, an author of the study and a
fisheries scientist at the University of British Columbia. The U.S. is also
projected to be hit hard by the shifts.