Category: Costal and marine | Management

The Impact of Global Warming on Coastal and Marine Fisheries

The impacts of global warming such as wetland loss, salinity changes, and higher temperatures are all likely to affect finfish and shellfish in the coastal zone. Coastal marshes and mangroves are the primary nursery grounds; most of the reproduction occurs in the part of the wetlands that are within about 50-100 feet of the open water. Those species that are either reproduce in coastal wetlands or spend their entire lifetimes …read more