WBUR: A sweeping new study concludes that climate change is putting global fish stocks on the move.

A school of cod. Photo/NOAA

Published in the journal Nature on Wednesday [May 15], the study shows that for 40 years now, warming waters have been driving global fish stocks toward cooler, deeper waters. That includes Northeast groundfish, such as cod and flounder.

When fishery biologist Jud Crawford was growing up in New England, he never saw some of the species that are now common in Northeast waters.

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