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Fisheries

  • By: Sara R. Curran
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

Total fisheries production has grown steadily since the 1970s, increasing by 3.6 times and contributing to the doubling of worldwide per capita protein consumption. Aquaculture production is an increasingly important contributor to global fisheries production, and its growth is even more ...

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