15 Aug '11, 2pm

Fish Increased 460% in Nature Park

Fish Increased 460% in Nature Park

A ten-year analysis of Cabo Pulmo Nationa Park showed the number of fish in the marine reserve increased more than 460% . This increase is big news because the waters had been depleted by overfishing. Local residents actually helped enforce the no-take guidelines for the area once it was designated as protected. (No-take means no fish could be caught and taken out of the habitat.) “The study’s results are surprising in several ways. A biomass increase of 463 percent in a reserve as large as Cabo Pulmo represents tons of new fish produced every year. No other marine reserve in the world has shown such a fish recovery,” said Octavio Aburto-Oropeza, lead author of the study. (Source: Irishweatheronline.com ) If you are wondering where Cabo Pulmo National Park is, the answer is Mexico, near Cabo San Lucas on the Sea of Cortez side of the peninsula. It is the site of the only c...

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