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Can krill be over-harvested?

Dennis A. Goodman, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
With 85 species and a total biomass of approximately 600 million tons, krill are the largest animal biomass in the world. Krill harvesting in the Antarctic is regulated by the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR). This organization oversees sustainable krill fishery and has forecasted no shortage of krill.

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