Scientists Answer Why 10 Billion Alaskan Snow Crabs Disappeared

2024-06-17 10:40:5861685
Scientists Answer Why 10 Billion Alaskan Snow Crabs Disappeared
  • October 21, 2023
  • 11:30 AM CDT
  • Antonia Bowring

Scientists have blamed global warming for Alaska’s abrupt disappearance of around 10 billion snow crabs.

The Guardian report suggests ten billion snow crabs in Alaska vanished into thin air because of fluctuations in water temperature.

Scientists Answer Why 10 Billion Alaskan Snow Crabs Disappeared

The disappearance shocked scientists in 2022 and has remained a mystery since then.

Alaskan Snow Crabs Disappear

Billions of snow crabs used to thrive in the Bering Sea waters in Alaska, but the population has decreased aggressively in the last few years.

Last year, scientists said the cause of disappearance was unknown, and overfishing was not the one.

According to a recent report, the crabs required more calories to survive, which they couldn’t acquire in warm temperatures.

Fishing Industry To Face Consequences

The Alaskan state government ended crucial Bering Seas’ snow crab harvests in 2022, putting thousands at risk of losing their livelihoods.

The local fishing industry will lose $150 million when the economic activity stalls after the recent drop.

本文地址:http://panshare.cn/news/99792.html
版权声明

本文仅代表作者观点,不代表本站立场。
本文系作者授权发表,未经许可,不得转载。

热门标签

全站热门

Inquiry Blames UK Special Forces For Killing 9 While Sleeping

Colombian militants have a new plan for the country, and it’s called ‘insurgent feminism’

Record Decrease in Antarctica Sea Ice, Scientists Warn

Questions, Questions, Questions

How the gas industry can help fight climate change in Siberia

Fear and Loathing on Melrose Place

Who’s Watching

Goodbye to All That

友情链接