Fishing industry follows profit, not predators - NCEAS DGS grad student reports in PNAS

Global fishery development patterns are driven by profit but not trophic level
Suresh A. Sethi, Trevor A. Branch, Reg Watson
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences online 21 June 2010

A sample of the media coverage of this study:
Conservation Magazine: The little things that count
Seattle Post Globe: Industry fishing for profits, not predators, UW reports (Jun 24, 2010)
Pacific Fishing: Study: Fishermen fish for top profits (August 2010)
Science Daily: Industry fishing for profits, not predators (Jun 24, 2010)
PhysOrg: Industry fishing for profits, not predators (Jun 24, 2010)
Article in National Fisherman (Sept 2010)
Article in Over Seas (Vol. 12 No. 3, July, 2010)

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Posted on June 29, 2010