Climate change transforming where fish in the Great Lakes region live
Warming temperatures in the Great Lakes are already causing population shifts among cold water and warm water fish, including those in inland lakes.
Since fishing is an over billion-dollar-a-year industry in Michigan, we should probably pay attention to this. #ClimateChange
Few animals are more sensitive to temperature than fish; water temperature is the main driver of most fish species distribution patterns. #ClimateDisruption is thus changing where fish live, including in the #GreatLakes region, as this article describes.
How is climate change affecting fish in the Great Lakes region? Here's some insight.