Climate Change Making Fishes Move towards North

Climate Change Making Fishes Move towards North

As per a newly published research in journal Nature, climate change is making fishes head towards north from around two decades so as to look for cooler areas. William Cheung, a scientist from University of British Columbia said in his paper, published on Wednesday, that there is probability of major changes in the fishery industry as the global fisheries are getting dominated by warm-water species.

Cheung is of the view that the results show that change in catch of fishery should be expected. And with that the fishing industry also has to adapt the changes in the new species. Various scientists till the time tried to look for the impact of climate change on gradually warming ocean but weren't able to find anything. So, Cheung took up the approach of fish to find out the changes.

For this study, Cheung linked the records of global fisheries with the fact that what temperature suits to which species. He then calculated something using the earlier analyzed data and calls its calculation as `mean temperature of the catch'. He was quoted as saying, "We looked at the change in mean temperature of the catch over the large ecosystems in the world. We find that after accounting for the effects of fishing as well as the effects of natural ocean variation, the mean temperature of the catch is increasing".


FrenchTribune Specials

Euro-Area Companies step up hiring as ECB embarks on 1.1 trillion-euro quantitat

Euro-area companies have increased hiring as manufacturing and services activity from Germany to Spain accelerated faster than the estimations of economists.

According to data from London-based Markit Economics, a gauge of employment in both industries rose in January to a level not exceeded since mid-2011.

A Purchasing Managers...

Most Popular

Arizona Baby born with No Eyeballs

An infant, Richie Lopez, was born about three months ago...

Dark matter may have caused mass extinctions, study

According to a new study, dark matter may have played a...

Fisherman banned from Great Barrier Reef marine park

A commercial fisherman, who has reportedly breached no...

Scientists Created Method of Data Storage that can Encode Data into Strands of D

The Swiss Federal Institute of Technology has made an...

Poll

Can Greece Come out of Economic Problems: