Graphs show average latitude of landed value for several fisheries moving northward over time

As ocean temperatures rise, some ocean species are shifting northward along U.S. coastlines. Over the past 40 years, the average latitude of landed value for several marine species has moved northward.

Adapted from: Pinsky, Malin, and Michael Fogerty, 2012: "Lagged social-ecological responses to climate and range shifts in fisheries," Climatic Change 115, 883–891, DOI:10.1007/s10584-012-0599-x. Copyright protected. Obtain permission from the original figure source.
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