Do “Catch Reconstructions” really Implicate Overfishing?

CFOODA new paper led by Daniel Pauly of the University of British Columbia that found global catch data, as reported to the FAO, to be significantly lower than the true catch numbers. “Global fish catches are falling three times faster than official UN figures suggest, according to a landmark new study, with overfishing to blame.” 400 researches spent the last decade accumulating missing global catch data from small-scale fisheries, sport fisheries, illegal fishing activity and fish discarded at sea, which FAO statistics, “rarely include.” –  Comment by Michel J. Kaiser, Bangor University – Comment by David Agnew, Director of Standards MSC  Read the post here 11:31

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