Climate Change Causing Significant Shift In Composition Of Coastal Fish Communities

Friday, June 27, 2008 - 16:28 in Earth & Climate

A detailed analysis of data from nearly 50 years of weekly fish-trawl surveys in Narragansett Bay and adjacent Rhode Island Sound has revealed a long-term shift in species composition, which scientists attribute primarily to the effects of global warming. Invertebrates and warm-water species increase while bottom feeders decrease.

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