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Special Feature: Climate Change Impacts: Fish, Fisheries and Fisheries Management

Collection launched: 07 Apr 2016

Kenneth F. Drinkwater, Institute of Marine Science, Bergen, Norway 
Røgnvaldur Hannesson, Norges Handelshøyskole, (NHH) Norwegian School of Economics, Bergen, Norway

Assessing the impacts of climate change

The atmosphere and oceans are warming, seasonal sea ice is retreating and salinity and ocean circulation patterns are changing, all of which can impact fish populations. Largely using comparative analyses, this Special Feature examines some of the effects of climate changes on fish stocks in the northern hemisphere, particular in the Northeast Atlantic and around the continental United States. It considers what marine ecosystems may look like under anthropogenic climate change and how existing fisheries management strategies, such as Harvest Control Rules, may fare in the future. It also notes some potential economic and societal consequences of climate change.

Additional articles under review

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