The Causes Of Overfishing In Canada

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There are several causes of overfishing, such as fishing vessel in large number in one area, using a mesh net in a small size and high demand of fish. One example of overfishing was happened in Canada. Since 17th century, local fisherman in Canada has caught cod fish using a simple fishing gear. Simple fishing gear makes limited the volume of their harvest, limited the size and the age of fish. Because the demand of cod fish was in a high level, the industries were also decided to run the infiltrations in order to overcome that. In addition, the new method that is used by the industries was by using high technology, that was trawling an area larger than before and to fish deeper in the ocean and also to catch more cod fish with different ages

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