Resource overuse catching up to China?


SeafoodSource staff

Published on
May 13, 2012

A severe decline in fishery resources has nearly paralyzed the fishing industry in east China, leaving many boats anchored at the harbor during this year's prime fishing season.

Dwindling stocks due to years of overfishing and lower sea water temperatures have brought about hard times for fishermen, who have reported the worst harvest ever this year around the Bohai Sea.

In ports across Shandong province, a major seafood production base in eastern China, a large expanse of fishing boats are anchored in May, a traditionally busy season for fishermen.

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