While aquatic food resources and fisheries-induced evolution are at the focus of this research, analogous challenges and solutions apply to any food-production system relying on self-renewing animal or plant populations:
Sockeye salmon; © Vasiko | Dreamstime
Whitefish; © Zhaubasar | Dreamstime
Figure 1. Model-predicted evolutionary responses to exploitation. With the period of fishing being indicated by gray shading, the three curves show results for three different fishing pressures (increasing from top to bottom). The probabilistic maturation reaction norm (PMRN) intercept determines the body length at which fish mature. The pace of adaptation is much faster during exploitation than when exploitation is stopped, leading to very slow evolutionary recovery (click on image to enlarge).
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