FAO Technical Paper 627 ‘Impacts of climate change on fisheries and aquaculture’ was released on July 10, 2018 during a side event of the FAO Committee on Fisheries 33rd Session in Rome. The 628-page report provides the most up-to-date information on the impacts of climate change for marine and inland fisheries, and aquaculture.

The 28 chapters include national, regional and basin-scale expert assessments of the historical and projected future impacts of climate change on fish and fishery resources including the vulnerability of human communities as well as adaptation and mitigation options. Myron Peck (CERES Scientific Coordinator) and John Pinnegar (Marine Fisheries Case Study Leader) co-authored Chapter 5 ‘Climate change impacts, vulnerability and adaptations: The North Atlantic & Atlantic Arctic marine fisheries’.

FAO Technical Paper 627 Chapter 5

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