Graph of the day: climate velocity of marine taxa

From Pinsky et al. 2013 Science “Marine Taxa Track Local Climate Velocities”. Predicted and observed northward latitudinal shifts of marine taxa in the N Atlantic and N Pacific oceans. The velocity of climate (as first described by Burrows et al. 2012 PDF for the oceans) is an imperfect but fairly good predictor of geographic shift in response to warming.

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