Researchers Map Climate Change Hot Spots in World's Oceans to Aid Fisheries Management
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [ABC] - January 29, 2015 -
Researchers have mapped climate change hotspots in the world's oceans to allow better fisheries management and commercial fishing decisions.
Australian scientists led by Dr Gretta Pecl at the University of Tasmania's Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies (IMAS) have developed software that they believe can help fishery managers and the fishing industry adapt.
Hotspots where ocean temperatures are increasing much faster than the global average have been identified in all oceans.
Dr Pecl said the database and assesment method had been picked up and applied in Canada and the US.
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