“Seamount fisheries have often been described as mining operations rather than sustainable fisheries. They typically collapse within a few years of the start of fishing and the trawlers then move on to other unexploited seamounts to maintain the fishery.”
Philip Mladenov, author of Marine Biology: A Very Short Introduction, explores the future of seamount ecosystems on the OUPblog.
Image credit: By NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons
It isn’t suppose to be like this. Life isn’t suppose to be such a burden.
Why am I so fat?