A Piece of the Arctic Puzzle – Scientists Concerned About Fate of Northern Forage Fish
Above: Arctic Cod are small forage fish, about the size of capelin, that make up a crucial link in the food chain of the Arctic Ocean. Photos courtesy of Maxime Geoffroy, Marine Institute
Scientists have raised alarms that the population of Arctic cod, a small forage fish related to Atlantic cod, is being severely affected by changing climatic conditions.
A group of 43 scientists, headed by Memorial University of Newfoundland research scientist Maxime Geoffroy, has ...