Over Fishing. Oceans 11. What is “fishing”?. Exploitation of marine organisms for sustenance, profit, or fun. Examples: Fish- cod, halibut, salmon, redfish, stripped bass… Shellfish Mollusks- clams, scallops, oysters, abalone… Crustaceans- crabs, shrimp, lobster… Reptiles- turtles
Larger shrimps fetch a higher price, there is an incentive for discarding smaller fish as shown left.
By-catch is all non-target species caught with target species whether retained then sold or discarded
change based on…
fishstock, net growth rate,
MSY, TAC, OSY