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Relative abundance is an index of what's out there. We know a lot of these species move, but within what we have the data for, we are seeing this decline range.
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No population fluctuates as much as 90% naturally, especially in such a stable environment as the deep-sea. Any changes made to halt these population declines would not be evident for several generations?approximately 100 years.
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A recent article in Science has shown how a marine protected area in shallower habitat has been effective. Additionally, we have seen the call for reduced fishing mortality on deep-sea stocks in the Northeast Atlantic and believe that could be an appropriate conservation measure.
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We're learning time and time again as fishery after fishery collapses that you reach such low numbers that they can be considered extinct.
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