Who is eating all the fish? The food security rationale for culling cetaceans
1 June 2008
Marine mammals, particularly great whales, are accused of competing with humans for fish resources. This report finds that there is no scientific evidence to prove that great whales are responsible for the degraded state of the world's fisheries. The authors conclude that the world’s fish stocks are running low because of the subsidies-guzzling industrial fleets of developed countries, aided by huge numbers of small scale fishers, particularly in developing countries.