Guest sequel by David Middleton
This is sort of a sequel to Eric Worrall’s post from yesterday.
From the American Association for the Advancement of Science of America…
Warming oceans are hurting seafood supply—and things are getting worse
By Erik StokstadFeb. 28, 2019 , 2:00 PM
Marine fish around the world are already feeling the effects of climate change—and some are reeling, according to the first large analysis of recent trends. Rising sea temperatures have reduced the productivity of some fisheries by 15% to 35% over 8 decades, although in other places fish are thriving because warming waters are becoming more suitable. The net effect is that the world’s oceans can’t yield as much sustainable seafood as before, a situation that is likely to worsen as global warming accelerates in the oceans.
A silver lining is that the research suggests well-managed fisheries are more resilient in the face of rising temperature …