About The Author

Rebecca Ash is an associate professor of biology at Eastern Carolina Universit. Her areas of expertise are Fisheries Oceanography, Global Change Biology, and Earth System Modeling. Dr. Ash's goal is to conduct research that will advance our understanding of how climate change affects fish populations and provide knowledge for the effective management of living marine resources.  More specifically, her recent research has focused principally on the phenology of fish reproduction.

Climate Change Impacts On Fisheries And Biodiversity Of Pacific Island Countries And Territories

People often think of Pacific Island Countries and Territories as a tropical paradise teeming with coral reefs and abundant and diverse fishes, but changing conditions may place this region and its marine ecosystems under increasing stress.  A new publication in the Journal of Marine Policy explores how different climate change scenarios will affect marine biodiversity