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High value and long life - Double jeopardy for tunas and billfishes


Collette, BB and Carpenter, KE and Polidoro, BA and Juan-Jorda, MJ and Boustany, A and Die, DJ and Elfes, C and Fox, W and Graves, J and Harrison, LR and McManus, R and Minte-Vera, CV and Nelson, R and Restrepo, V and Schratwieser, J and Sun, C-L and Amorim, A and Brick Peres, M and Canales, C and Cardenas, G and Chang, S-K and Chiang, W-C and De Oliveira Leite Jr, N and Harwell, H and Lessa, R and Fredou, FL and Oxenford, HA and Serra, R and Shao, K-T and Sumaila, R and Wang, S-P and Watson, RA and Yanez, E, High value and long life - Double jeopardy for tunas and billfishes, Science, 333, (6040) pp. 291-292. ISSN 0036-8075 (2011) [Contribution to Refereed Journal]

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DOI: doi:10.1126/science.1208730


The first standardized, global assessment of these fishes, using Red List criteria, reveals threatened species needing protection.

Item Details

Item Type:Contribution to Refereed Journal
Keywords:endangered species; global perspective; marine ecosystem; perciform; Red List; standard (regulation); billfish; economic aspect; endangered species; environmental impact assessment; environmental protection; fish stock; fishing; marine species; tuna
Research Division:Agricultural, Veterinary and Food Sciences
Research Group:Fisheries sciences
Research Field:Aquaculture and fisheries stock assessment
Objective Division:Animal Production and Animal Primary Products
Objective Group:Fisheries - wild caught
Objective Field:Wild caught tuna
UTAS Author:Watson, RA (Professor Reginald Watson)
ID Code:83631
Year Published:2011
Web of Science® Times Cited:178
Deposited By:Sustainable Marine Research Collaboration
Deposited On:2013-03-20
Last Modified:2018-01-19

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