Zooplankton decline reported in North Atlantic

8558984530_9b012bf886_zThe absence of the normal surge of plankton in the spring is a concern because that’s when cod and haddock and many other species produce offspring, Friedland said. The spring surge also provides the foundation for normally abundant zooplankton levels that have made waters from the Middle Atlantic to New England productive for centuries. [email protected]  Some articles we posted about this issue here  17:47