Fish have ears to the ground on climate change: Why Pisces ears are a data mine

June 16th, 2022, Other, 15/06/2022
Fish ears have a natural instrument’ that records minute changes in its habitat water over the aquatic animal’s lifetime. This data could provide a clue to how the fish’s environment and ultimately the climate changed over short intervals of time, helping scientists fill the gaps in their understanding of the current global warming and pollution-induced climate change. […] “Any change identified in growth and age maturity, especially of commercially-imported species, clearly has implications for forecasting future states and the sustainable management of fisheries,” Dr Ron Thresher, involved in CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research , said.

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