Fishermen face shutdowns as warming hurts species


              FILE - A Chinook Salmon passes the viewing window in the visitor center at Bonneville Dam near Cascade Locks, Ore., in this Sept. 24, 2010, file photo. Chinook salmon are one of many important seafood species that have declined in the face of climate change and might not come back. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, file)
            
              FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2005 file photo, Ralph Strickland guides a crab pot full of red king crabs onto the deck of fishing vessel off of Juneau, Alaska. Fishing regulators and the seafood industry are coming to grips with the possibility that some species that have declined in the face of climate change might not come back. (AP Photo/Klas Stolpe, File)
            
              FILE - An Atlantic cod swims in an aquarium the Musee du Fjord in Saguenay, Quebec, in this July 2, 2022, file photo. Atlantic cod populations have become so depleted that its fishery has been essentially shuttered in New England. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, files)
            
              FILE - David Goethel flips a cod while sorting ground fish caught off the coast of New Hampshire, on April 23, 2016. The fishing industry will likely face additional cutbacks and closures in the future as climate change intensifies. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
            
              FILE - James Rich maneuvers a bulging net full of northern shrimp caught in the Gulf of Maine, in this Jan. 6, 2012 photo. The shrimp population has not rebounded after nearly a decade of no commercial fishing, prompting regulators to consider a permanent moratorium. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
            
              FILE- Gulls follow a shrimp fishing boat as crewmen haul in their catch in the Gulf of Maine in this Jan. 6, 2012 file photo. Several once-profitable fish species on both coasts of the U.S. are the subject of quota cuts, seasonal closures and other restrictions as populations have fallen as waters have warmed. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
            
              FILE - In this Sept. 2, 2016, file photo, a basket of clams is harvested at Cape Porpoise in Kennebunkport, Maine. The industry is threatened by warming waters and the growing presence of invasive green crabs, which eat clams. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty, File)
            
              FILE - Clam digger Scott Lavers paddles his canoe on his way to work on a mudflat exposed by the receding tide, in this Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, file photo in Freeport, Maine. Warming waters and invasive species are threatening a way of life for many in the country's seafood industry. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)
Fishermen face shutdowns as warming hurts species