The future of fishes and fisheries in the changing oceans

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Type: Journal Article
Year of publication: 2018
Date published: 03/2018
Authors: W. Cheung
Journal title: Journal of Fish Biology
Volume: 92
Issue: 3
Pages: 790 - 803

This paper aims to highlight the risk of climate change on coupled marine human and natural systems and explore possible solutions to reduce such risk. Specifically, it explores some of the key responses of marine fish stocks and fisheries to climate change and their implications for human society. It highlights the importance of mitigating carbon emission and achieving the Paris Agreement in reducing climate risk on marine fish stocks and fisheries. Finally, it discusses potential opportunities for helping fisheries to reduce climate threats, through local adaptation. A research direction in fish biology and ecology is proposed that would help support the development of these potential solutions.

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