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Science  10 Mar 2017:
Vol. 355, Issue 6329, pp. 1030
DOI: 10.1126/science.aam6497

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The global fishing industry was transformed in the 20th century by an interplay of technology development, emerging economic opportunities, new fishery science, shifts in societal norms, and evolving geopolitical priorities. In her book All the Boats in the Ocean, Carmel Finley explores the effects these factors had on fisheries, emphasizing the role of government regulation and subsidies.