Publicado por: pongpesca | 2017/12/20

Restricting industrial fishing can make fish more valuable

“Closing the high seas to all fishing and curtailing industrial fleets’ operations by eliminating the subsidies they receive, would increase the amount of fish available to small-scale fishers, boost the quality of the fish and make it more valuable, finds a new paper by the Sea Around Us Principal Investigator Daniel Pauly.
According to Pauly, who is also a professor at the University of British Columbia’s Institute for the Ocean and Fisheries, if the more than $30 billion that subsidize large-scale fisheries every year were redirected toward artisanal fisheries, the latter would be able to catch more tuna and other fish that reach coastal waters when they are not massively exploited in the high seas.”

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Fonte: Sea Around Us, 23 de novembro de 2017

 


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