Climate Change and Northern Fish Populations

Climate Change and Northern Fish Populations

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A summary of 57 studies and six poster sessions related to evidence of climate change, and its effects on freshwater and marine aquatic environments and on the dynamics of fish populations and fisheries. Numerous examples of the relationships between fish abundance trends and the environment are included. Most investigations are from the North Pacific Ocean, but studies done in the North Atlantic Ocean, the Bering Sea, the Yellow Sea, and selected freshwater lakes are also included. The effect of climate change on cod, pollock, salmon, herring, Dungeness crab, Japanese sardine and Californian anchovy (among others) is discussed. A list of contributors is included.In the northernmost regions (Bering Sea, Aleutian Islands, and Gulf of Alaska) ... sufficient stocks were available for the comparison (1959-87), 7 years of synchronous strong year- classes among groundfish were identified: 1959, 1961, 1962, anbsp;...

Title:Climate Change and Northern Fish Populations
Author:Richard James Beamish, National Research Council Canada, Canada. Dept. of Fisheries and Oceans
Publisher:NRC Research Press - 1995


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