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Satellite Images Show Fish Catch Vastly Under Reported

Using Google Earth imagery, scientists say they’ve spotted large fishing traps in the Persian Gulf that are catching six times the amount of fish than are being reporting. The study, the first of its kind, was done by researchers at the University of British Columbia in Canada. Using the satellite imagery, they say the counted 1,9000 fishing weirs along the coast in 2005. The researchers say the weirs caught approximately 31,000 tons of fish, while the amount reported to the United...

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