February 2008
Oceans (9781405321754);2008, p80
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.


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