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Contact: William Cheung
University of British Columbia

Warming Oceans Are Reshaping Fisheries

Caption: Marine species are gradually moving away from the equator into cooler waters, and as a result, species from warmer waters are replacing those traditionally caught in many fisheries worldwide. Scientific studies show that this change is related to increasing ocean temperatures.

Credit: The Pew Charitable Trusts.

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