Report: Climate change displacing fish


Marine fish are responding to global warming by relocating towards the poles, researchers say

The majority of fish populations in the sea are responding to global warming by relocating towards colder waters nearer the north and south poles, according to new research on the impact of climate change on oceans.

Analysing the current worldwide data on marine fish changes in recent years, researchers from the University of Glasgow have identified how fish populations are responding to rising sea temperatures. They have found that in response to ocean warming many marine fish populations are shifting toward the earth’s poles or are moving to deeper waters to stay cool.

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