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We waste almost half of what we catch: 5 reasons that’s disastrous for the oceans https://t.co/hJbLD3Wf50

We waste an enormous amount of ocean life. Up to 40 percent of our global catch, by some estimates. Millions of tons of unintended fish, shellfish and wildlife like marine mammals, sea turtles and seabirds die in fishing gear meant to catch other species. All that collateral damage is called “bycatch” and it’s one monster of a problem. Nobody means for this to happen, of course. But we can’t just shrug it off. Indiscriminate killing isn’t normal. And it isn’t smart. Here are five ways bycatch hurts the oceans, and the people who rely on seafood to live and eat. 1. Bycatch leads to overfishing. There are plenty of fish in the sea, as the saying goes, but kill too many, too quickly, and even fish will run out . Almost 30 percent of the world’s fish stocks are already overexploited. Extra pressure — even if it’s unintentional — is the last thing they need; it can make a bad p...

Full article: http://oceana.org/blog/we-waste-almost-half-what-we-catch...

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