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Table 2. 
Effect of Climate Change on the Case for Reform by Major Fish Category
Category Stocks (No.) MSY (MMT) BMSY (MMT) ΔH ΔV 
Cod, hake, haddock 4.83 72.22 6.03 9.66 
Misc. pelagic fishes 23 4.86 48.31 1.75 2.25 
Misc. coastal fishes 36 1.48 21.58 −6.50 1.46 
Herring, sardines, anchovy 11 3.98 82.49 −0.62 1.44 
Tuna, bonito, billfish 18 6.06 35.74 −0.30 0.19 
Misc. demersal fishes 21 4.45 36.87 −2.74 −5.59 
Salmon, trout, smelt 1.02 17.75 −31.48 −23.18 
Category Stocks (No.) MSY (MMT) BMSY (MMT) ΔH ΔV 
Cod, hake, haddock 4.83 72.22 6.03 9.66 
Misc. pelagic fishes 23 4.86 48.31 1.75 2.25 
Misc. coastal fishes 36 1.48 21.58 −6.50 1.46 
Herring, sardines, anchovy 11 3.98 82.49 −0.62 1.44 
Tuna, bonito, billfish 18 6.06 35.74 −0.30 0.19 
Misc. demersal fishes 21 4.45 36.87 −2.74 −5.59 
Salmon, trout, smelt 1.02 17.75 −31.48 −23.18 

BMSY = biomass under maximum sustainable yield, MMT = million metric tons, MSY = maximum sustainable yield.

Source: Author's analysis of data from Gaines, Steven, Christopher Costello, Brandon Owashi, Tracey Mangin, Jennifer Bone, Jorge Garcia Molinos, Merrick Burden, Heather Dennis, Ben Halpern, Carrie Kappel, Kristen Kleisner, and Dan Ovando. 2018. “Fixing Fisheries Management Could Offset Many Negative Effects of Climate Change.” Science Advances. Forthcoming.

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