Sustaining Aquatic Resources

List and describe different methods of obtaining aquatic protein sources.
Describe different harvesting methods for small-scale and industrial fishing. Define bycatch.
List and describe the factors that influence fish population size.
Define upwelling and explain how it relates to nutrient availability and primary productivity in aquatic systems.
Discuss the importance of whales as ecosystem engineers.
Identify problems with aquaculture and provide solutions.
Explain how regulation and management have been used to address fisheries collapse, bycatch, and overexploitation of whales.
Explain the threats that dams pose to fisheries
Explain how restoration and conservation can benefit economically important species.
Answer the Central Question: Can we sustainably manage fisheries and aquaculture?

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