Ocean warming already changing species behaviour

New research from CSIRO finds that marine life needs to relocate faster than land species to keep up with changing temperatures.

Ocean warming means temperatures are changing across the seascape and shifting seasonal temperature changes as well.

Marine species are highly sensitive to temperature changes, and scientists predict that a one degree increase in ocean temperature could see species traveling huge distances to stay within a comfortable water temperature.

Researchers are already finding marine species are shifting the timing of lifecycle events like spawning and breeding to take advantage suitable water temperatures.

Read more at CSIRO