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Sources of uncertainties in cod distribution models

Danish and Swiss climatologists didn't check capture data and predicted that the cod would find good living conditions in the Barents Sea close to the turn of the century. Norwegian and Russian marine scientists answered that the cod is already there.

Published 15.09.2015 - Updated 15.09.2015

The Danish and Swiss scientists published an article in Nature Climate Change where they predicted a substantial exchange of fish species between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans across the Arctic by 2100. The Norwegian and Russian replied that the Barents Sea cod stock is the world's northernmost stock of Atlantic cod with a well-described distribution pattern.