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Taking too many fish from an area beyond the capacity for the population to replenish its numbers. The balance of the ecosystem is upset, leading to long-term depletion of fish stock.
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Biological resource status and trends: Resource use and extraction [More info]
Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on resource use and extraction
Oculina Bank - geology of a deep-water coral reef habitat off Florida [More info]
Brief report on sidescan sonar data, sediment sampling, and submersible and video photography studies of destruction of deep-water coral pinnacles where fish spawn off east-central Florida in the Oculina Bank in order to restore and protect the habitat.
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Explains the environmental factors that affect coral reef habitats and ecosystems, focusing on those that pose urgent problems.
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