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Catch reconstructions reveal that global marine fisheries catches are higher than reported and declining

The following article was published by NATURE COMMUNICATIONS in January 2016 Abstract Fisheries data assembled by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) suggest that global marine fisheries catches increased to 86 million tonnes in 1996, then slightly declined. Here, using a decade-long multinational ‘catch reconstruction’ project covering the Exclusive Economic Zones...

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