Environmental effects of marine fishing

  title={Environmental effects of marine fishing},
  author={Paul K Dayton and Simon F. Thrush and M. Tundi Agardy and Robert J. Hofman},
  journal={Aquatic Conservation-marine and Freshwater Ecosystems},
  • P. Dayton, S. Thrush, R. Hofman
  • Published 1 September 1995
  • Environmental Science
  • Aquatic Conservation-marine and Freshwater Ecosystems
1Some effects of fisheries on the associated biological systems are reviewed and management options and their inherent risks are considered. 2In addition to the effects on target species, other sensitive groups impacted by fishing are considered including marine mammals, turtles, sea birds, elasmobranchs and some invertebrates with low reproductive rates. 3Other impacts discussed include the destruction of benthic habitat, the provision of unnatural sources of food and the generation of… 
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