of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has officially released the status of
the South African Marine Fishery Resources, yesterday.
The report is an
annual publication that presents and summarises the current status of the South
African fisheries resource.
serves to evaluate the status and management of South Africa’s fish stocks.
Lionel Adendorf adds that it is very difficult to say whether the depletion of
particular stocks are the result of over
fishing or poaching but what is known is that there are also ecological factors
that come to play when considering declines of particular species.
He adds that it
needs to be understood and appreciate the
fact that it is not only a South African phenomenon only but it is also an international phenomena.
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