Overfishing almost wiped out the iconic species, but a new study finds that a 20-year fishing ban has led to a remarkable recovery in the population.
The cod is coming back.
The species that was for centuries a mainstay of the American and Canadian economies had virtually vanished off the Northeastern North American coast by the 1990s owing to overfishing. That led regulators in 1992 to impose a moratorium on cod fishing.
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Fonte: Takepart, dia 27 de Outubro de 2015