week 6 Declining Fish Stock

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Declining Fish Stock 1 Declining Fish Stocks and our Oceans SCI 275 June 2010 Christiana Rivera Instructor: Tammi Regionelli SCI 275
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Declining Fish Stock 2 The Earth is covered by covered with 90% water, most being Sea-Water. Over the last half century Commercial Fishing has made a monumental impact on the Ocean Dwellers, especially the “big fish” market. Commercial fishing has depleted over half of the Oceans population. (Declining fish stock VLR Video ). Over fishing has not just damaged marine animals and fish, but is tampering with the food supply of millions of people (Nuttall, 2007). It is predicted that there is no real way we can continue to fish at the rate we have been and still keep up with the 6 million people that in demand for fish. I happen to be one less person that partakes in that. I do not eat anything that comes from the Ocean and I haven’t since I was a child. Feeding 6 million people is a large order to fill and with the high cost of certain fish, like Swordfish, it keeps the Commercial Fishing business a Booming Industry and a lucrative business. Like Jeremy Jackson had mentioned there is no real way to appease both sides in a matter of this magnitude. We are talking about the distinction between a human man’s right to survive and provide for his family against the future fight for survival for many species of aquatic life. Someone is not going to be
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