Posted by: Bob Payne | August 13, 2011

Marine Reserve Shows Fishery Recovery, Big Fish Return to Mexican Marine Park

The fish population in an undersea wildlife park near Mexico’s southern tip rebounded by more than 460 percent over 10 years since being designated as a marine wildlife reserve, researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, said.
Cabo Pulmo National Park, or CPNP, was once depleted by fishing, but in 1995, citizens living around the area enforced “no take” restrictions that have resulted in the park’s thriving.


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