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The continental shelves are shallower and males the sunlight to penetrate through water. This phenomenon leads to the abundant growth of

• Grass,


• Sea weeds and


• Plankton.


Thus continental shelf provides good fishing ground.


E.g. The Grand Banks of Newfoundland.


Continental shelves are shallower in relation to deep sea, this enables sunlight to penetrate through water. Thus, with sunlight marine flora grows abundantly, for instance grass, sea weds and planktons. Thus, continental shelves become good feeding grounds for fishes. Hence, these zones provide the richest fishing grounds in the world.


For example, The Grand Banks of Newfoundland.


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