TITLE

OVERFISHING AND BYCATCH

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Oceans (9781405321754);2008, p80
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Oceans" is presented. It focuses on the decrease in fish catch due to intensive commercial fishing and the possible extinction of marine wildlife from accidental bycatch. Demand from an increasing human population and use of modern location techniques disrupt the slow breeding time of some species. Fishing methods that could endanger cod, tuna and whales are also discussed.
ACCESSION #
43662820

 

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