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The occurrence where humans excessively remove fish from their habitat due to their material and nutritional values, where the number of fish removed is greater than the new fish brought into the population via reproduction.

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Global Environmental Change

... the growth of algae, which very often are harmful and cause serious concerns to human health. Coastal fisheries are under threat from pollution, overfishing, and habitat degradation. Two major concerns associated with biodiversity --loss of species and the introduction of aliens species, particularly ...

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by lulu16
Sat Oct 17, 2009 7:16 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Global Environmental Change
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I can't reconcile the phenomena of instinct very well

... the migration patterns of North Sea Cod has been changing for some time. It's possibly a result of lowering the overall age of the fish through overfishing i.e. 'population memory' lost with older fish.

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by kotoreru
Wed Aug 01, 2007 10:07 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: I can't reconcile the phenomena of instinct very well
Replies: 5
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