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Removing predatory fish and fishing down the food web impacting aquatic ecosystems globally

February 20th, 2011 by The University of British Columbia

Predatory fish such as cod, tuna, and groupers have declined by two-thirds over the past 100 years, while small forage fish such as sardine, anchovy and capelin have more than doubled over the same period, according to University of British Columbia researchers. Led by Prof. Villy Christensen of UBC’s Fisheries Centre, a team of scientists […]