Photo: Nick Voutour/Ocean Tracking Network

Blue Fish Radio: How the warming Atlantic is affecting East Coast fish, from salmon to sharks

Outdoor Canada is pleased to present Blue Fish Radio, podcasts about the future of fish and fishing in Canada. Produced and hosted by Lawrence Gunther, the program is dedicated to sharing first-hand angling knowledge and scientific discoveries, and supporting local champions who protect and enhance our waters. 

Blue sharks on Canada’s Atlantic coast are fitted with tags for a tracking study (Photo: Nick Voutour/Ocean Tracking Network)

In response to the warming oceans, the movement patterns of many fish are changing. In this episode of Blue Fish Radio, producer/host Lawrence Gunther talks to Dalhousie University’s Dr. Frederick Whoriskey, executive director of the Ocean Tracking Network. They discuss how Canada’s East Coast fish, including Atlantic salmon, Arctic char, striped bass and Greenland and great white sharks, are responding to changing ocean conditions.

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Learn more about the Ocean Tracking Network at www.oceantrackingnetwork.org.

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