Intrinsic vulnerability in the global fish catch

  title={Intrinsic vulnerability in the global fish catch},
  author={William W L Cheung and Reg A Watson and Telmo Morato and Tony j. Pitcher and Daniel Pauly},
We have identified the marine fish taxa that are most vulnerable to exploitation, by compiling an index of intrinsic vulnerability based on life history traits. Since 1950, the global fish catch has been increasingly dominated by species with low intrinsic vulnerability, indicated by a decline in mean vulnerability of the taxa in the catches. This decline… CONTINUE READING

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