20 Apr '11, 4am

Rising Ocean Temperatures Are Stressing Fish Out

Rising Ocean Temperatures Are Stressing Fish Out

Fish have a lot to worry about these days, what with oil spills, Texas-sized islands of floating plastic debris, and overfishing -- but, according to the latest research, rising ocean temperatures are causing them quite a bit of stress as well. Biologists studying a particularly long-living fish in the Tasman Sea have discovered that, as waters continue to warm as a result of climate change, their usual growth cycles are pushed to the limit -- and the fish aren't the only ones who need to worry about it.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/04/rising-ocean-temp...

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