Climate change at the dinner table

A new study confirms what most fishermen and seafood consumers are already feeling: warming oceans have already affected the composition of fisheries catches.

Researchers interpreted data from the thermal preferences of 990 fish species across 52 ecosystems from 1970 – 2006. Most notably, the Mediterranean fish red mullet is now found in the North Sea and Norwegian waters.

Results suggest warming sea surface temperatures are changing catch composition around the world.

Read more at Nature