Degrading coral reefs bad news for commercial fishing

22 Dec 2017

Fish between coralThe degradation of coral reefs might have short-term benefits for some fish groups, but would be bad for fisheries long term, according to a University of Queensland-led study.

The research, which focused on fisheries’ productivity under progressive coral reef degradation, also found that the industry may be fairly robust up until the early reef degradation stages.

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