Abstract

How many times do you think you have eaten fish this year? Fish is delicious and it’s really good for you, but we need to make sure that we don’t over-fish our seas and oceans. That way there are enough fish left to feed us for all the years to come. We propose three simple rules for fisheries management, which would reduce the impact of fishing on the major fish species. The rules would also help to rebalance the ecosystems and reduce the damage that fishing causes when boats scrape their nets over the seabed to catch fish.

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Summary of research
Scientists propose three simple rules for minimizing the impact of fishing on fish populations.
Reading level
Scientific field
Key words
Scientific methods
Type of figure
AP Environmental science topics
IB Biology topics
Location of research
Scientist Affiliation
Publication date
November 2017

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