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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.

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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.


The Ultimate Fish Stocking Quiz

 The Ultimate Fish Stocking Quiz

Raising fish and releasing them into bodies of water is called fish stocking. Take this quiz to learn more about the management tool of fish stocking. See more »

The Ultimate Fisheries Quiz

 The Ultimate Fisheries Quiz

A fishery is an authorized organization involved in raising or harvesting fish. Take this quiz to learn more about fisheries. See more »

The Ultimate Fishing Quotas Quiz

 The Ultimate Fishing Quotas Quiz

Individual fishing quotas or IFQs are the limits set for commercial fisheries. Take this quiz and see how fishing quotas work. See more »

The Ultimate Big Catfish Quiz

 The Ultimate Big Catfish Quiz

The freshwater catfish lives everywhere and ranges in size from a few inches to more than eight feet long. Take this quiz and learn more about big catfish. See more »

How are fishing quotas set?

 How are fishing quotas set?

Fishing quotas are put in place to manage the amount of fish commercial fishermen take out of the sea. Learn more about fishing quotas. See more »

How are fishing reports created?

 How are fishing reports created?

Fishing reports compile observations about water temperatures, weather conditions and fish activities. Find out how the experts write fishing reports. See more »

How can a catfish grow so big?

 How can a catfish grow so big?

There are big catfish, and then there are really big catfish. Some weigh in the hundreds of pounds. Learn more about big catfish here. See more »

What's the biggest threat to freshwater habitats?

 What's the biggest threat to freshwater habitats?

The freshwater habitat is crucial to human survival. It's also crucial to plant and animal life. Find out more about threats to freshwater habitats. See more »

What are fish ladders?

 What are fish ladders?

Fish ladders provide a way for migrating fish to get around obstacles like dams. But what goes into designing fish ladders, and how do they work? See more »