Fish swim away from warming waters


As ocean temperatures rise. Many fish species are shifting their ranges and moving to cooler waters that means fishing fleets often have to travel farther to catch them which takes time and money so in areas like the Pacific Ocean where it's just like so vast that you need to actually have the capacity the gasoline the crew. The timing actually. Follow the fish around. It's becoming a massive issue. Rachel Greg is a senior scientist at the nonprofit ego. Adapt she says. Some companies are using climate data to make their expeditions. More efficient. A lot of it is based on trying to get more fine scaled research around specific species. And how they are moving where they are likely to go so that you can actually start to predict and time your operations a little bit better but many companies especially smaller ones are making more drastic changes. Greg says summer fishing for different species or taking a new approach like moving onto aquaculture or fish. Hatchery is trying to actually farm these species instead. Greg says climate change is bringing new challenges but fishermen are used to adjusting as conditions shift people who undertake fishing for a living already have adaptation in their blood.

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