North Atlantic Fish Are Officially Extinct

by • June 8, 2011 • NatureComments (0)5888

This quite simply breaks my heart.  The following graphic shows the tragic decline of popularly-eaten fish in the North Atlantic from 1900 up to today.  These fish include: bluefin tuna, cod, haddock, hake, halibut, herring, mackerel, pollock, salmon, sea trout, striped bass, sturgeon, and turbot. Many of which are now vulnerable or endangered, and very likely will become extinct in no time at all.  Dr. Villy Christensen and his colleagues at the University of British Columbia used ecosystem models, underwater terrain maps, fish catch records and statistical analysis to render the biomass of Atlantic fish at various points this century. You can read the full study by CLICKING HERE.

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Information is Beautiful on vanishing fish stocksSource: Guardian

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