Overfishing problem

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Overfishing problem

by Dean Jones » Sun Dec 04, 2011 5:18 am
Dear Friends,

I was having problems in answering the following question.

There are no legal limits, as there are for cod and haddock, on the size of monkfish
that can be caught, a circumstance that contributes to their depletion through
overfishing.

A. There are no legal limits, as there are for cod and haddock, on the size of monkfish
that can be caught, a circumstance that contributes to their depletion through
overfishing.
B. There are no legal limits on the size of monkfish that can be caught, unlike cod or
haddock, a circumstance that contributes to depleting them because they are being
overfished.
C. There are legal limits on the size of cod and haddock that can be caught, but not for
monkfish, which contributes to its depletion through overfishing.
D. Unlike cod and haddock, there are no legal size limits on catching monkfish, which
contributes to its depletion by being overfished.
E. Unlike catching cod and haddock, there are no legal size limits on catching monkfish,
contributing to their depletion because they are overfished.


Please help.

OA after some discussions.

Regards
Deano.

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by chieftang » Sun Dec 04, 2011 10:52 am
I'd go with C but even it has a minor grammar error.

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by deepak50 » Sun Dec 04, 2011 12:11 pm
all options are wrong.

B, D, E have wrong usage of unlike
C has wrong usage of which.
A has wrong usage of their as it dosn't refer to mockfish.

So not sure. will go with A as it sounds little better than all

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by Dean Jones » Sun Dec 11, 2011 8:45 am
OA is option A

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by luiscarlos59 » Tue Jan 31, 2012 7:19 pm
Havent found why does "Their" plural can refer back to "Monkfish". Isn't monkfish singular?

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by saketk » Tue Jan 31, 2012 9:23 pm
luiscarlos59 wrote:Havent found why does "Their" plural can refer back to "Monkfish". Isn't monkfish singular?
we are not referring to a particular monkfish but to the species itself.

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by killer1387 » Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:13 am
saketk wrote:
luiscarlos59 wrote:Havent found why does "Their" plural can refer back to "Monkfish". Isn't monkfish singular?
we are not referring to a particular monkfish but to the species itself.
Isnt monfish itself a representative of a community how cud their refer to monkfish it should be something singular.

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by avik.ch » Wed Feb 01, 2012 3:24 am
killer1387 wrote:Isnt monfish itself a representative of a community how cud their refer to monkfish it should be something singular.

fish - singular.
fish - plural.

There are nothing as "fishes".

Hope this helps !!