Compared to previous analyses of catch trend data, the researchers' use of biomass data from stock assessments found that lower percentages of fisheries are collapsed or over exploited.
T.A. Branch, O.P. Jensen, D. Ricard, Y. Ye, R. Hilborn
Conservation Biology 25 (2011)
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