Will the Fishing Have to Stop?

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Will the Fishing Have to Stop?

  • 1976 ----- color ----- 32 min ----- 16mm
  • (Nova series) Throughout history man has considered fish, like coal and oil, an unlimited resource. The supertrawlers which fish the world's coastlines are taking 700 million tons of fish from the sea, annually, and throwing back tons of dead fish they don't want. As a result of man's indiscriminate plundering and shifting wind patterns, the catch off the coast of Peru--the richest fishing area in the world--has dropped to one third of its potential. Studies possible solutions to the present threat of disastrous fish shortages.
  • Topics: (Ecology, Fisheries, Marine Biology)