Monday, April 27, 2015

#Fukushima Story - Pacific Coast #Sardines Industry Faces Complete Collapse

Pacific Sardine Industry Shutdown Looms As Species Collapses


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Pacific coast sardines are facing a population collapse so severe that Oregon's multimillion-dollar sardine industry almost certainly will be shut down this summer.

Anticipating fishermen will pursue anchovies instead, ocean conservationists are pushing for pre-emptive measures to avoid repeating the collapse with another species.

The Pacific Fishery Management Council, which regulates the fishing industry off the coast of Oregon, California and Washington, is expected to vote Sunday to close the West Coast sardine fishery in response to new population estimates that indicate the species' still hasn't emerged from an eight-year plummet. The Oregonian - Read More.



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