Many more fish caught than reported

Many more fish caught than reported

World January 19, 2016 21:49

vancouver - Worldwide fish caught is much more than officially reported. According to Canadian researchers of the fishing in the world about 109 billion kilograms. That is considerably more than the 77 billion kilograms of which is officially declared.

According to the study from the University of British Columbia is the big difference as countries mainly to process data on industrial fisheries. Figures that difficult to figure out his often remain ignored. This concerns industrial fishing, fishing for subsistence, illegal fishing and fish that are discarded.

A professor who was involved in the study, says that can help better grades to ensure that there is enough fish in the future. The world is now taking fish from a joint bank account without knowing what is all included and the size of the credit is. Researchers rely on figures from 2010 of two hundred countries and territories.

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