Publication Date

1-2015

Series Number

Fisheries Research Report No. 260

Publisher

Government of Western Australia Department of Fisheries

ISBN

978-1-921845-82-6

ISSN

1035 - 4549

Abstract

Objectives: 1. Assess future climate change effects on Western Australia’s marine environment using a suite of IPCC model projections, downscaled to the key shelf regions and the spatial and temporal scales relevant for key fisheries 2. Examine the modeled shelf climate change scenarios on fisheries and implications of historic and future climate change effects 3. Review management arrangements to examine their robustness to possible effects of climate change

Number of Pages

180

Keywords

Climatic changes; Environmental effects; Environmental impact; Marine environment; Surface temperature; Water temperature; Temperature effects; Fisheries; Fishery management; Risks; Western Australia

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