Fish harder; catch more?


Christopher Costello

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Costello, Christopher. “Fish Harder; Catch More?” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 114, no. 7 (February 14, 2017): 1442–44.


In most of the world, wild fish catch has been stagnant or decreasing over the past two decades. Over that period, catch in non-Asian waters has declined by 20%; these declines continue today. This article provides a lens for understanding the increase in catch in Asian waters and decrease in catch in non-Asian waters.

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