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Freshly gutted fish are thrown into the shallow along the beach in Bairiki, South Tarawa, Kiribati. Many families living along South Tarawa eat fish on a daily basis. It is common to have at least one family member who will regularly go fishing to provide a food and income source for an extended family. Fisherman talked extensively about the increasing difficulty to catch as many large fish compared to earlier years. Most fisherman attribute this to be a direct result from the large number of commercial fishing vessels now fishing just off the coast from South Tarawa island in Kiribati.

Freshly gutted fish are thrown into the shallow along the beach in Bairiki, South Tarawa, Kiribati. Many families living along South Tarawa eat fish on a daily basis. It is common to have at least one family member who will regularly go fishing to provide a food and income source for an extended family. Fisherman talked extensively about the increasing difficulty to catch as many large fish compared to earlier years. Most fisherman attribute this to be a direct result from the large number of commercial fishing vessels now fishing just off the coast from South Tarawa island in Kiribati.