Fish populations are having a hard time reproducing and replenishing themselves worldwide, according to a report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Looking at data from 262 commercial fish stocks from around the globe, researchers have identified a pattern of decline in young fish that they’ve associated with the amount of microalgae, or food, in the water. Without food, young fish die in days. And ocean temperature changes linked to climate change are, without a doubt, responsible for the loss of this food source.

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