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Photo: CAUGHT OUT: Fisherman and radio host Jason Hagen says some species are behaving oddly.

Marine experts fear global warming is to blame for an alarming change in fish behaviour. They say higher than average water temperatures have altered fish habits and delayed migration of some species. They believe climate change and cyclone activity could be behind a late run of fish, such as snapper and tailor. Fishing enthusiasts had reported UNUSUALLY high water temperatures and unseasonal fish behaviour. "We've had reports from people throughout Queensland with winter fish experiencing a late run and others behaving unusually." Some species that preferred cooler water were yet to hit the Queensland coast. Water temperatures were well above normal
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