With the coming of the 200-mile limit, and the resulting scramble to establish fishing sovereignties, an ominous fact often gets overlooked: the worldwide catch has leveled off. Can the nations of the world learn to husband their undersea resources? Here is a firsthand view of the international fishing community as seen from the decks of a West German factory trawler.
It’S the place to go for soft-shell crabs that hours ago swam in Chesapeake Bay, and for fresh fish of every description. Needless to say, the Fulton Fish Market is scheduled to be demolished.