*They also avoid divers. Try diving a site where there are tons of divers on the weekend and diving the same site on a weekday. Then by chance the weekend is not so busy. There is still a marked decrease of fish over the weekend. They have scheduling too ;P*
Amplify’d from www.thefishsite.com
AUSTRALIA - Fish are not as dumb as people sometimes think: marine scientists have found that fish that are regularly hunted with spearguns are much more wary and keep their distance from fishers.
investigating the effects of marine areas closed to fishing by customary laws, an international team of researchers working in the Pacific found that fish exposed to speargun fishing take flight much earlier when a diver approaches compared with those living in protected zones.Read more at www.thefishsite.com
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