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Response to Comment on “Impacts of historical warming on marine fisheries production”

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Science  16 Aug 2019:
Vol. 365, Issue 6454, eaax7170
DOI: 10.1126/science.aax7170


Szuwalski argues that varying age structure can affect surplus production and that recruitment is a better metric of productivity. We explain how our null model controlled for age structure and other processes as explanations for the temperature-production relationship. Surplus production includes growth, recruitment, and other processes and provides a more complete description of food production impacts than does recruitment alone.

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