Thursday, 23 April 2015

Fishing impacts on the Great Barrier Reef

Date:
April 21, 2015

Source:
ARC Centre of Excellence in Coral Reef Studies

Summary:
Fishing is having a significant impact on the make-up of fish populations of the Great Barrier Reef, new research shows. Removing predatory fish such as coral trout and snapper, through fishing, causes significant changes to the make-up of the reef's fish populations, they say.


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