Thursday, May 28, 2015

Smart fish put stock monitoring practices into question (via CORDIS)

Almost 70 % of marine fish stock are fully or over-exploited according to the UN’s Food Agriculture Organisation (FAO). Or could it be just a trick played by clever fish? While industrial overexploitation is indeed a worrying issue, a study carried out by EU scientists on the coasts of Mallorca, which focused on recreational fishing in the area, raises some doubts about the accuracy of current monitoring tools.

from EUROPA - Syndicated Research News Feed

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