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Microplastics present in the oceans and inland waters are unintentionally ingested by a large number of aquatic animals of commercial value. These plastic particles are made of compounds such as polymers and additives that vary in their composition depending on ...
Microplastics in fisheries and aquaculture: status of knowledge on their occurrence and implications for aquatic organisms and food safety This technical paper aims to contribute to the stock taking of scientific knowledge available on microplastics in fisheries and aquaculture. It provides ...
If done right, fisheries and aquaculture can provide nutritious food for all and generate decent incomes, while supporting people centred rural development and protecting the environment. Fish is widely looked to as a nutrient dense food containing high quality protein ...
Introduction Recreational fishing (RF) is defined as the “fishing of aquatic animals (mainly fish) that doesn’t constitute the individual’s primary resource to meet basic nutrition needs and are not generally sold or otherwise traded on export, domestic or black markets.” RF operate ...
Aquaculture insurance has a broader effect than mitigating direct climate-risk impacts to primary producers. One such broader effect is that it spurs the adoption of better farm management practices and new technology, which contributes to reducing disease risks and thus ...

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