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Warming Seas May Take British Fish And Chips Off The Menu

Source: Jakarta Globe/AFP - April 15, 2015 in Environment

Warming Seas May Take British Fish And Chips Off The Menu
Photo: Mats Hagwell/Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

London. Warming seas may spell the end to traditional British food favorites such as haddock and chips, researchers said on Monday.

Haddock, plaice and lemon sole are to decline in numbers as the North Sea warms by a predicted 1.8 degrees Celsius over 50 years, according to research by University of Exeter scientists.

“Our study suggests that we will see proportionally less of some of the species we eat most of as they struggle to cope with warming conditions in the North Sea,” said postgraduate researcher and research author Louise Rutterford.

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