China’s fishing industry, however, has increasingly become the victim of its own success.
On one hand, the phenomenal growth in the fishing industry has been largely attributed to
overutilization of the country’s limited fishery resources. On the other hand,
overfishing—compounded by pollution (due to industrialization), land reclamation, and
expansion of aquaculture—has resulted in a rapid ... [Show full abstract] depletion of fish stocks in China’s
domestic waters, which poses a dire threat to the sustainability of its marine fishery