Seals, Birds and Humans Compete for Fish in the Baltic Sea

In Sweden and in other parts of Europe there are concerns that seals and birds compete with humans for fish resources. For the Baltic Sea, an international study now shows that this competition is a reality.

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Last updated on 14 November 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Sweden
Region: 
Europe
Threats: 
Unsustainable fishing and harvesting aquatic resources
Prey depletion
Species: 
Halichoerus grypus
Phoca vitulina
Phocoena phocoena
Species group: 
Marine mammals