Friday, October 5, 2012

Researchers:World's fish to get smaller as oceans warm- CNN

Bottom-dwelling fish such as cod could be affected most as oxygen levels decline in the oceans.Picture from CNN website

Be prepared for smaller fish.

That's the warning from researchers at the University of British Columbia, who say that we could see the maximum body weight of fish shrink by as much as 20% by the middle of the century, according to a study published in the journal Nature Climate Change.
They blame global warming, which is heating up the world's oceans. Warm water holds less oxygen than cold water.

 You may read the rest of the article here.

You may read the article in Nature Climate Change here.

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