The history of the sponge fishery in The Bahamas is riddled with periods of fantastic growth, overexploitation, and population collapse. Learn about my quest to reconstruct this fishery over the past 180 years.
See the link below starting at 50:20
This movie highlights some of my research done in collaboration with the Sea Around Us at the University of British Columbia, BC, Canada. It shows some of the process involved in gathering data to reconstruct unreported fisheries for The Bahamas from 1950 to 2010.