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Study reveals a decline in predatory fish catch on the southeastern Brazilian Coast

Publicado em 31 agosto 2021
In an article published in the journal PLOS ONE, Brazilian scientists show that one of the effects of overfishing in Arraial do Cabo, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, is the replacement of large, valuable species by smaller species for which there used to be little demand. According to the authors, the decline in stocks of Pomatomus saltatrix (bluefish), Epinephelus marginatus (dusky grouper), Caranx hippos (crevalle jack), and Seriola fasciata (lesser amberjack) has been followed by an increase [...]