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Think Big, Eat Small

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Science  02 Oct 2009:
Vol. 326, Issue 5949, pp. 44
DOI: 10.1126/science.326_44a

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  • Response to C. Fox's E-Letter

    We would consider it unfortunate if our intentions in writing our Letter ("Think big, eat small," 2 October 2009, p. 44) were misinterpreted by C. Fox. We did not mean to imply that switching to smaller fish would be a panacea for all fisheries management problems.

    Our message is that a consideration of the nutrient density and the contaminant levels when making decisions about which fish to catch could be an additional...

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    Competing Interests: None declared.
  • Conservation of Small Fish Is Good for Marine Ecology

    Against a background of increasing global demand for seafood (1), E. Dewailly and P. Rouja ("Think big, eat small," Letters, 2 October 2009, p. 44) suggest that human health concerns could result in a switch from consumption of high trophic-level species such as tuna, to lower trophic-level fish such as sardines. They further state that this would have benefits for global fish stock recovery, as lower trophic-level fis...

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    Competing Interests: None declared.