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6 Months ago

Ocean 'breathability' key to past, future habitat of West Coast marine species

Ocean breathability, which combines the oxygen levels, a species' oxygen needs and the water temperature, matches the shifts in northern anchovy populations from the 1950s to today. Under climate change, this key forage fish may no longer be able to survive in the southern part of its range, off Mexico and southern California.

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