Research project: Larval-fish ecology - effects of climate change on connectivity in coral reef systems

Dates

Start date:
2007

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Description

We have attempted to estimate the effects of climate change on population connectivity in reef fishes. Our conclusion is that the predicted changes in temperature will result in a decrease in the geographic scale of population connectivity. This will have major implications for the way we manage fisheries and marine protected areas.


Dr Jeff Leis , Senior Fellow
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