Presentation- The Overfishing of Anchovies

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 2/17/11 Overfishing of Anchovies BY Perri Canner
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2/17/11 Why Peru? Off the cost of Peru lies one of the most productive fishing areas in existence The coastal upwelling in this region, is the result of deep oceanic currents colliding with sharp costal shelves forcing nutrient rich cool water to the surface
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2/17/11 The Coast Costal up wellings exist where sub-surface global oceanic currents come in contact with a land mass with little or no continental shelf The cooler, deeper waters are forced up bringing with them diatoms that are nutrient rich compounds which settles to the bottom when organic material in the ocean dies Diatoms are food for phytoplankton, therefore microorganisms like phytoplankton are able to thrive in areas of high diatom concentration
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2/17/11 Click icon to add picture Predator s Further still up the food chain larger predatory fish as well as guano
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2/17/11 Why are Anchovies so Valuable? Anchovies and like fish can be processed into
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This note was uploaded on 02/16/2011 for the course GEOSCI 154 taught by Professor Alt during the Fall '10 term at University of Michigan.

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