Climate Change Influences the Size of Marine Organisms

October 2009
CLEAN: Soil, Air, Water;Oct2009, Vol. 37 Issue 10, p765
Academic Journal
The article reports that global warming is affecting the size of aquatic organisms based on the findings of an international group of researchers. According to Dr. Martin Daufresne from France and Ulrich Sommer and Dr. Kathrin Lengfellner from Germany, it is causing the reduced body size of organisms in the ocean and in freshwater. It notes that various lifeforms demonstrated this tendency including bacteria, plankton-algae and fish found in the North and Baltic Seas and in French rivers.


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