What dolphin diets reveal about climate change's effects off the California coast

Scientists studying dolphins dining off the California coastline have found that the marine food web is starting to look a little threadbare. The length of food chains in that web appears to have gotten shorter in response to environmental changes — such as those caused by El Niño events.

Los Angeles Times

Last updated on 23 October 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
North America
North Pacific
Threats: 
Climate Change
Ocean acidification
Species group: 
Marine mammals