A model ecosystem fish story

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A model ecosystem fish story

Postby JAA » Sun Jan 26, 2020 3:07 pm

Interesting study showing how angler (as a group) know their ecosystems quite well.

"Have I got a fish story for you. Any angler beginning a yarn like that usually ends up spinning a tall tale, an exaggeration or bald-faced lie.

Michigan State University researchers, however, have demonstrated that anglers can produce accurate and complex environmental models similar to those of trained scientists.

The study, led by graduate student Payam Aminpour and Steven Gray, community sustainability professor, shows that fisheries stakeholders can accurately predict pike populations, predator abundance, habitat and fishing pressure."

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