Some widely publicized papers suggesting that fishes and fish catches will be smaller in the future are based on false assumptions

ScienceDaily | 2/17/2017 | Staff
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Two physiologists, Sjannie Lefevre and Göran E. Nilsson, from the Department of Biosciences, the University of Oslo, have together with a colleague, David J. McKenzie at the University of Montpellier, published a paper in Global Change Biology this week showing that some highly cited and publicised modelling studies are based on erroneous physiological principles and facts. These models are suggesting that fishes will become smaller in the warmer climate expected in the future.

The authors behind these modelling studies may be prominent fisheries biologists and modellers, but unfortunately some fundamental assumptions made in the models are simply incorrect, says Sjannie Lefevre. For once, they got the geometrical principles guiding...
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