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1. What is MSY?
MSY is Maximum sustainable yield.
2. Why are sharks important to protect?
Sharks hunt other fish, which allows room for other species to reproduce. Since sharks
are predators and eat other fish fishermen hunt them, so that they don’t eat their fish.
3. Why are sharks different from Boney fish and so need different measurement needs?
It is hard to measure how old they are. Sharks do not have otoliths therefore, it is tricky to
find out how old they are. Then it is tricky to know when they reproduce.
4. What should society and we do after thinking about this article?
Sharks are important for ecosystems. If you remove them then the other species will
overpopulate. Society needs to leave sharks alone, so other species have a constant