Future of World Commercial Fisheries

  • Edwin S. Iversen


In the introduction I pointed out the unlikelihood of the seas ever solving the world’s critical food shortages. To be more exact, there is virtually no hope that this will happen. However, the sea makes an important contribution to reducing world hunger. It is an essential and reliable source of food production. If other sources partially fail due to droughts, pestilences, and epidemics in stocks of domestic animals, the oceans will continue to supply valuable protein and food supplements for ourselves and our domestic animals.


Fishery Management Marine Fishery Total World Production Fishery Development Alaska Pollock 
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Future of World Commercial Fisheries

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edwin S. Iversen
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  1. 1.Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric ScienceUniversity of MiamiMiamiUSA

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