Climate Change is Leaving Less Catch in Fishermen’s Nets; Researchers Are Trying to Find Out Why
EU-funded research is trying to establish a fuller picture of how rising sea temperatures are upending life for Europe’s fishermen.
Led by Michaela Aschan, professor of fisheries biology and management at the Arctic University of Norway, Horizon 2020’s ‘Climefish’ project is tracking fish species who are migrating northward to colder waters.
This influx of warm water species is being particularly felt in Norway, and is prompting a broader re-think on how the EU determines legal catch limits, or quotas, for commercial...
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