Version of Record online: 2 AUG 2010
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Volume 3, Issue 4, page i, August 2010
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(2010), Cover Caption. Conservation Letters, 3: i. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-263X.2010.00137.x
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Cover description: This is a picture that depicts ‘Trash fish’ the low value, undersized species of trawler bycatch that was generally considered unsuitable for human consumption and discarded. Declines in target catches brought about by overfishing are causing trawlers to now land this low value resource to stay profitable. The trash fish along India's Coromandel coast is processed to fishmeal and used in poultry feed to supply the country's burgeoning poultry industry. The landing of trash fish is common practice through South and Southeast Asia and could be fuelling the overfishing crisis.