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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment
Uploaded on Tuesday 21 Feb 2012
Trend in mean depth of catch since 1950
Philippe Rekacewicz, Emmanuelle Bournay, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
Fisheries catches increasingly originate from deep areas. Over the years due to depletion in fish stocks the fishing industry has resorted to fishing at greater depths and increasing the damage to fish stocks and the ocean floor.