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Overfishing threatens the survival of seabirds

Post Number:#1  Postby Marine News » Wed Mar 07, 2012 8:02 am

Overfishing threatens the survival of seabirds
29 February 2012, 1:38 am

From gannets to seagulls, puffins to penguins, all seabirds suffer the same drop in birth rates when the supply of fish drops to less than a third of maximum capacity. Below the critical level of one third of the fish biomass, the birds — and the stability of the entire ecosystem —- come under threat.

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