Fish in California estuaries are evolving as climate change alters their habitat


Photograph: © SAF — Coastal Care

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The threespine stickleback, a small fish found throughout the coastal areas of the Northern Hemisphere, is famously variable in appearance from one location to another, making it an ideal subject for studying how species adapt to different environments.

A new study shows that stickleback populations in estuaries along the coast of California have evolved over the past 40 years as climate change has altered their coastal habitats…

Read Full Article; Science Daily (11-21-2019)