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Pesca continental

La pesca continental es “cualquier actividad realizada para extraer pescado y otros organismos acuáticos de aguas continentales”. La pesca de captura en aguas continentales constituye desde hace mucho tiempo una importante fuente de alimentos para la humanidad. Es una actividad fundamental para un subconjunto de países del mundo, a los que aporta una contribución considerable en materia de nutrición, seguridad alimentaria y micronutrientes. La pesca continental está sometida a una presión y unos peligros crecientes que se derivan de los grandes cambios experimentados por el entorno acuático como consecuencia de la actividad humana, por ejemplo, la construcción de embalses, la navegación, la recuperación de humedales para la agricultura, la urbanización, la extracción y transferencia de agua, y la eliminación de residuos....[más]

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This document reviews the status and importance of the freshwater small pelagic fish and fisheries for sustainable and healthy livelihoods in Africa. The lack of recognition of the importance of small pelagic fish for sustenance, livelihoods and public health has prevented the [...]
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An FAO infographic of the  contribution of  inland fisheries to   food security 
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The FAO Fishery and Aquaculture Circular C942 Revision 3 (C942 Rev. 3) updates and expands the scope of previous revisions of the circular. C942 Rev. 3 is an important baseline document, intended to assist in the global understanding of inland [...]