Fisheries | VOL. 12, ISSUE 71, March-April 2012 |

Marine fisheries and Climate change

Global warming is not only confined to the atmosphere; the oceans would get warmer too (expected to rise by 1 to 30 Celsius over next 50 years); acidify, turn saline, and sea levels and currents would change. These are likely to affect fish migrations and habitat, augmenting fish stocks in some places and decreasing them in others. The mean sea level has increased at the rate of 0.705 mm, 1.086 mm and 3.772 mm per year in the Arabian Sea,...

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