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The 141st Annual Meeting of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) will be taking place, bringing thousands of fisheries scientists from all over the world to Seattle. Seattle,
"It's not that the salmon are biting less, there are less of them," explained Eva García Vázquez, lead author and Functional Biology researcher at the University of Oviedo (Spain).
Fishery experts have known for years that shrimp trawling operations in the Gulf of Mexico are contributing to sharp declines in the ranks of Red Snapper, one of the most delicious and popular marine fish on the seafood menu.
A recent study reports that nearly 40 percent of freshwater fish species in North America are in trouble, doubling since 1989.
Too many people using too much energy and natural resources make it inevitable that wild Pacific salmon will become extinct over the next century without a major overhaul in the way people live their lives, a group of 30 scientists, policy analysts and advocates concluded.
- Large; stout; burly.