Bangladesh: Freak surge in fish supply “alarming”

9 February, 2011 by (comments)

Fisherman in Bangladesh are reporting unusually abundant catches of their national fish, Hilsa, at a time of year when supplies are normally quite lean, and scientists are saying climate change is a contributing factor.

While a win for local fishermen, this disturbance in the breeding cycle may be connected to a series of environmental interruptions, and is symptomatic of an imbalance in a delicate eco-system.

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