Wait, what happened to my school? They must have been caught by a fisherman! Overfishing is terrible! Not to mention they are not just catching fish they are catching, its other sea creatures. In "Threat 1: Overfishing", it says "And the victims aren't fish. Every year, an estimated 300,000 whales, dolphins and porpoises die entangled in nets, along with thousands of critically-endangered sea turtles."
The Orange Roughy is a fish that it takes a long time to reproduce. There was a case study in World Without Fish. In World Without Fish it says on page 48 " This means that many Orange Roughy that appear to be mature are actually quite young and haven't yet reproduced."
There are many different solutions to this problem. In the article "Sustainable FIshing Methods" it says "Some fishing methods are decidedly unsustainable, but others aren't so bad, depending on the fishery in which they're used."
Some of these sustainable fishing methods are... Seafood Guides Eco-Labels Hook and Lining Harpooning
Some suggestions to know when buying fish are, to download the seafood watch app, to make sure the fish that you aren't buying fish that are being overfished. Another suggestion is to ask to smell the fish to if it's fish. Another one is to go to the Marine Stewardship Council. Two more suggestions are to ask about the cost and to ask about the background of the fish. This information was found form Youtube video. "How to Buy Fresh, Sustainable Seafood."
Hey Nemo, we need you to help us rescue some fish. Marlin and Squirt have gone missing! The fishermen have been overfishing again!