Whitefish biomass to increase, if improvements continue

The report shows that a 25% increase in spawning stock biomass could be expected by 2020. Credit: NOAA

The latest Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP) report on the state of whitefish fisheries shows that if healthy fisheries maintain their status while poorly managed fisheries improve, a 25% increase in spawning stock biomass (an increase of 5 million tonnes) can be expected by 2020.

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