Pacific reef sharks less abundant near areas populated by humans

CNN reports that according to recent survey Pacific reef shark populations around islands populated by humans have dropped an estimated 90% when compared to reef areas that are not near human-populated areas. The study used data from over 1,600 surveys of Pacific islands and atolls. Julia Baum, a co-author of the study, indicated that shark fishing was likely the cause of the population decline.

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