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'Sobering' Decline Of Caribbean's Big Fish, Fisheries: Overfishing Deemed Most Likely Cause

Sharks, barracuda and other large predatory fishes disappear on Caribbean coral reefs as human populations rise, endangering the region's marine food web and ultimately its reefs and fisheries, according to a sweeping study....
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New Tracking Tags Are Providing Fish-eye Views Of Ways To Manage Depressed Fisheries

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

New tracking and observing technologies are giving marine conservationists a fish-eye view of conditions, from overfishing to climate change, that are contributing to declining fish populations, according to a new study.... Read Post

Competition with humans responsible for decline of New Zealand's endangered sea lions, study shows

Academics / General Science : Science Codex (3 years ago)

Marine researchers in New Zealand have identified the direct impact of fishing as the largest known human factor in the decline of the endangered native sea lion population. The team's findings, published in Mammal Review, discount ... Read Post

Major Losses For Caribbean Reef Fish In Last 15 Years

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (6 years ago)

By combining data from 48 studies of coral reefs from around the Caribbean, researchers have found that fish densities that have been stable for decades have given way to significant declines since 1995.... Read Post


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