The world’s fisheries are incredibly intertwined, thanks to baby fish

A new study underlines the need for global cooperation in managing stocks, researchers say

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COASTAL CONNECTIONS  Thanks to eggs and larvae surfing ocean currents around the world, many fisheries depend on other nations’ spawning grounds to supply their fish stock, a study shows. 

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