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The State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture 2006 and Yearbook of Fishery statistics 2004, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO); Global database on marine fisheries and ecosystems, Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada (http://www.seaaroundus.org); Map outline UNEP/GRID-Europe, Geneva.
Uploaded on Thursday 16 Feb 2012
State of world fisheries and aquaculture
Drawing on research and statistical data since 2000, experts at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver have shown that catches reported by China are largely overestimated, concealing a substantial decline in world catches since the middle of the 1980s.