Understanding Spatial Dimensions Helps Small-Scale Fisheries

p17p1…from ArcNews

“Recent declines in important marine populations around the world have alarmed fishermen and scientists alike. Unfortunately, the Gulf of California is no exception. Just south of the international boundary with the United States, the narrow gulf, separated from the Pacific Ocean by Baja California on the west and framed by the states of Sonora and Sinaloa, Mexico, on the east, is one of the most productive marine ecosystems in the world. Important commercial species and rare animals, such as the Vaquita, an endangered species of porpoise, inhabit these waters.”