International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies
2020, Vol. 8, Issue 5, Part A
Marine capture fisheries: Sustainability issuesAuthor(s):
N Jesintha and K MadhaviAbstract:
play a critical role in sustaining and nourishing human society. It is an important source of food, economy and well-being of coastal population since time immemorial. But in recent years, human activities are threatening the health of the ocean and putting enormous pressure on marine ecosystems. Overfishing, pollution, indiscriminate fishing practices and climate change are together causing, irreversible changes in the ocean that could threaten its environmental health and economic vitality. Hence, there is urgent need of strengthening sustainable practices and policies in fisheries around the globe to drive marine capture fisheries towards sustainability.Pages: 34-37 | 478 Views 34 DownloadsDownload Full Article:
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N Jesintha, K Madhavi. Marine capture fisheries: Sustainability issues. Int J Fish Aquat Stud 2020;8(5):34-37.