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Global fisheries stock

The graphic compares biomass to fish mortality to summarize the amount of exploitation on fish stocks globally. Fish is considered important to human diet, but roughly two-thirds of the world’s major stocks are now fished at or beyond their capacity. Another 6 % is completely depleted.

Year: 2005

From collection: General archive

Cartographer: Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal

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