Fish Stocks

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Fish stocks in the oceans are declining. It is important to maintain fish stocks at a level where breeding continuesm otherwise certain species may disappear altogether in some areas. Net size and fishing quotas play an important role in the conservation.

Bycatch

Fish live in complex ecosystems and often when fishers are fishing for one species they catch other creatures that live near them. These may be other fish species, but may also be marine mammals, turtles or even birds that are diving to catch the fish. Bycatch is

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