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dc.contributor.author Poloczanska, Elvira S.
dc.contributor.author Burrows, Michael T.
dc.contributor.author Brown, Christopher J.
dc.contributor.author García Molinos, Jorge
dc.contributor.author Halpern, Benjamin S.
dc.contributor.author Hoegh-guldberg, Ove
dc.contributor.author Kappel, Carrie V.
dc.contributor.author Moore, Pippa J.
dc.contributor.author Richardson, Anthony J.
dc.contributor.author Schoeman, David S.
dc.contributor.author Sydeman, William J.
dc.date.accessioned 2016-10-27T22:03:00Z
dc.date.available 2016-10-27T22:03:00Z
dc.date.issued 2016-05-04
dc.identifier.citation Poloczanska , E S , Burrows , M T , Brown , C J , García Molinos , J , Halpern , B S , Hoegh-guldberg , O , Kappel , C V , Moore , P J , Richardson , A J , Schoeman , D S & Sydeman , W J 2016 , ' Responses of Marine Organisms to Climate Change across Oceans ' Frontiers in Marine Science , vol. 3 , 62 . https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2016.00062 en
dc.identifier.issn 2296-7745
dc.identifier.other PURE: 9851452
dc.identifier.other PURE UUID: ee1b027a-19ee-4c84-851b-f0e5b4add48e
dc.identifier.other crossref: 10.3389/fmars.2016.00062
dc.identifier.other Scopus: 85008885237
dc.identifier.other handle.net: 2160/44003
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-9889-2216/work/61835457
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2160/44003
dc.description.abstract Climate change is driving changes in the physical and chemical properties of the ocean that have consequences for marine ecosystems. Here, we review evidence for the responses of marine life to recent climate change across ocean regions, from tropical seas to polar oceans. We consider observed changes in calcification rates, demography, abundance, distribution, and phenology of marine species. We draw on a database of observed climate change impacts on marine species, supplemented with evidence in the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. We discuss factors that limit or facilitate species' responses, such as fishing pressure, the availability of prey, habitat, light and other resources, and dispersal by ocean currents. We find that general trends in species' responses are consistent with expectations from climate change, including shifts in distribution to higher latitudes and to deeper locations, advances in spring phenology, declines in calcification, and increases in the abundance of warm-water species. The volume and type of evidence associated with species responses to climate change is variable across ocean regions and taxonomic groups, with predominance of evidence derived from the heavily-studied north Atlantic Ocean. Most investigations of the impact of climate change being associated with the impacts of changing temperature, with few observations of effects of changing oxygen, wave climate, precipitation (coastal waters), or ocean acidification. Observations of species responses that have been linked to anthropogenic climate change are widespread, but are still lacking for some taxonomic groups (e.g., phytoplankton, benthic invertebrates, marine mammals). en
dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Frontiers in Marine Science en
dc.rights en
dc.subject climate change en
dc.subject range shifts en
dc.subject phenology en
dc.subject ocean acidifaction en
dc.subject demography en
dc.subject abundance en
dc.title Responses of Marine Organisms to Climate Change across Oceans en
dc.type /dk/atira/pure/researchoutput/researchoutputtypes/contributiontojournal/article en
dc.description.version publishersversion en
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2016.00062
dc.contributor.institution Department of Biological, Environmental and Rural Sciences en
dc.description.status Peer reviewed en


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