Fish populations sometimes dwindle or skyrocket depending on the availability of food, how heavily they are fished and various natural factors. Fish populations are monitored in order to protect species from endangerment or extinction.
The Ultimate Fishing Quotas Quiz
Individual fishing quotas or IFQs are the limits set for commercial fisheries. These quotas are necessary to protect some fish species from being overfished into extinction. Take this quiz and see how the fishing quota system works.