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Fish EXTINCTION: Climate change could endanger 'significant proportion' of fish species

A study published this week in Scientific Data warns Earth has already warmed by 1C (1.8F) in the past 150 years, and temperatures will probably to keep rising.

In response to the change, fish will be forced to either adapt through biological evolution, which is likely to take too long, or move closer to the poles.

Dr Dahlke added: “Some species might successfully manage this change.

“But if you consider the fact that fish have adapted their mating patterns to specific habitats over extremely long time frames, and have tailored their mating cycles to specific ocean currents and available food sources.

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