Protecting freshwater fish species
Synonyms: Conserving species of lacustrine fish
Context: The demand for fish in the Amazon basin has greatly increased due to population growth in the main cities of the region. While technological improvements in commercial fishing methods have made it possible to meet this growing demand, they have led to concerns about the possible extinction of certain fish species and to conflicts over the resource between commercial fishermen and rural communities.
Subjects: WaterRivers and lakesEvolution and speciesFishProtectionConservation
Type Classification: E: Emanations of other strategies