Blog post by Leif C. Stige - Does fishing influence how sensitive fish stocks are to climate?
New blog post by GreenMAR Cluster Leader Leif Christian Stige in the Marine Science Blog! Click here to read his post.
Excerpt: "High fishing pressure tends to lead to proportionally fewer old and large individuals in fish stocks. It is feared that these demographic changes make the fish stocks more sensitive to climate variability and change. Statistical analysis of long-term survey data on cod eggs throws new light on the possible mechanisms."