Limits to food production from the sea

Jaap van der Meer*

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/Letter to the editorAcademic

9 Citations (Scopus)


Mariculture has attracted much attention as a potential new source of food. Yet, the trophic efficiency of marine ecosystems is already high, making further improvements hard to achieve. Increasing marine food production may be possible by fishing at lower trophic levels, but the risks of such a practice must be considered.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)762-764
Number of pages3
JournalNature Food
Issue number12
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2020


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