12 May '11, 11pm

Sharks hold the key to healthy marine systems

Sharks hold the key to healthy marine systems

Just one example — scientific studies show that sharks and other large predators comprise more than half of the fish biomass at Palmyra. (See this amazing footage from my dive — any experienced diver will confirm that this is a very large number of sharks). This is a much bigger proportion of apex predators than scientists had expected. Knowing this is important as we train managers of marine protected areas around the world and they seek to restore fisheries. We need to inspire them to aim very high.

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/videos/sharks-ho...

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