Study shows marine protected areas boost fish populations 100 miles away

A photo from Oregon State University shows a school of yellow tang off the coast of Hawaii. A new study offers the first hard evidence that larvae from yellow tang living in marine reserves off the Kona Coast of Hawaii grew into adult fish in unprotected areas far away, bolstering the evidence that limited no-fishing zones help maintain healthy fish populations over a wide area. (AP Photos)
December 23, 2010 11:00 am

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