Fisheries Control Problems

Canada ranked in the middle of the pack of countries around the world in terms of managing its fisheries, the Canadian Press reported, citing a study published in journal PLos Biology.

Published: Wednesday, 06/24/2009 12:00 am EDT

Canada ranked in the middle of the pack of countries around the world in terms of managing its fisheries, the Canadian Press reported, citing a study published in journal PLos Biology. Dalhousie University marine biologist Camilo Mora, who wrote the paper, said that while Canada had good scientific data on existing fish stocks, it allows too much fishing, is not doing enough to protect dwindling stocks and is not open when it comes to drafting fisheries policies.

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