Bycatch is hurdle to higher ratings for U.S. fisheries

Almost all U.S. fisheries would be rated as “best choice” for environmental sustainability and would “reap rewards in the marketplace for that recognition” if they reduced losses from bycatch, says a new research paper. In it, scientists from Monterey Bay Aquarium and Biscayne Bay Waterkeeper compare the effects of the government’s regulation of commercial harvest… » Read More

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