Tag Archive for 'fishes'

Climate change expanding ocean dead zones

December 14th, 2011 by United States National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

The science behind counting fish in the ocean to measure their abundance has never been simple. A scientific paper authored by NOAA Fisheries biologist Eric Prince, Ph.D., and eight other scientists shows that expanding ocean dead zones – driven by climate change – have added a new wrinkle to that science. In the 4 December […]

Some fishes have to travel farther to adapt to a changing climate

December 2nd, 2011 by Technical University of Denmark

Even though the oceans warm up slower than land, a recent study, The Pace of Shifting Climate in Marine and Terrestrial Ecosystems, published in the scientific journal, Science, shows that marine life has to move their ranges just as quickly as species on land to cope with the changing temperatures. This is the first time that […]