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Coastal overfishing may hit Pacific populations

Coastal overfishing may hit Pacific populations

Updated 15 August 2013, 8:52 AEST

There's good and bad news in the latest Secretariat of the Pacific Community report on the Pacific's coastal fishing resources.

Over fishing of the coral reefs could create a 'food gap' between available seafood and that required to meet the needs of a rapidly growing Pacific Island population.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Lindsay Chapman, Coastal Fisheries Programme Manager, Secretaariat of the Pacific Community, SPC

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