publication . Article . 2015

Are regional fisheries’ catches changing with climate?

Gamito, Rita; Dos santos teixeira, Célia; Costa, Maria José; Cabral, Henrique;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2015 Journal: Fisheries Research, volume 161, pages 207-216 (issn: 0165-7836, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: Portugal
Abstract
Climate change affects ocean conditions, which will in turn impact marine organisms and ecosystems, with consequences for fisheries. The Iberian Peninsula has faced an increase in both air and sea surface temperature, and rainfall has decreased in intensity and frequency in Portugal. As Portugal is the third highest per capita consumer of fish in the world and its coast is located in a biogeographic transition zone, between temperate and subtropical waters, the study of the effects of climate change on Portuguese fisheries is of the utmost importance. The present work focused on Setúbal, an important fishing port in central Portugal. Landings Per Unit of Effort ...
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free text keywords: Fisheries, NAO, Portugal, Aquatic Science, Chub mackerel, biology.organism_classification, biology, Sea surface temperature, Oceanography, Fishery, North Atlantic oscillation, Temperate climate, Climate change, Fishing, Effects of global warming, Atlantic chub mackerel
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publication . Article . 2015

Are regional fisheries’ catches changing with climate?

Gamito, Rita; Dos santos teixeira, Célia; Costa, Maria José; Cabral, Henrique;