Damaged Reefs and Dead Fish
Fishing with dynamite doesn’t just kill those fish that can be sold at the market. The explosion also kills hundreds of other fish in the area, which are left dead on the seafloor as bycatch. Read more about the effects of blast fishing and other field notes from Africa: http://ocean.si.edu/blog/field-notes-east-african-coastPhoto Credit: (c) 2004 Berkley White/Marine Photobank

Damaged Reefs and Dead Fish

Fishing with dynamite doesn’t just kill those fish that can be sold at the market. The explosion also kills hundreds of other fish in the area, which are left dead on the seafloor as bycatch.

Read more about the effects of blast fishing and other field notes from Africa: http://ocean.si.edu/blog/
field-notes-east-african-coast

Photo Credit: (c) 2004 Berkley White/Marine Photobank

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