By: Phoebe Woodworth-Jefcoats , NOAA
More than 80 percent of the world’s fish stocks are exploited or over-exploited due to expansion of commercial fishing over the past several decades. Many fish stocks can recover, however, when fisheries implement sustainable management practices. Here, experts will present new ways that ocean science data can be used to make commercial fisheries more efficient and sustainable as well as new data on how climate affects fisheries worldwide.