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Hi,

Could somebody please help me with the following paragraph?
Below is what I came up with. I'm unsure about the underlined phrases/words.

The project aims to reduce loss of natural resources in the Mediterranean Sea, and especially of fishable species [1] and of environmental and landscape assets significant for the tourism industry. [2] Representatives of fishermen and of the tourism sector, to be involved in the definition and implementation of the conservation model, are expected to be extremely interested in the preservation and management of those goods on which their business is based. [3]

[1] Is there a word for species (of fish) that can be caught? Or a better expression?
[2] I'm unhappy with this. Emotion: sadI meant to refer to those natural features, lankdmarks etc. that people want to visit (and are willing to pay for this) and are therefore a selling point for economic activities based on tourism (restaurants, hotels, museums etc.). How would you say this?

[3] I'm also unhappy with this. Emotion: crying What I mean is: if a hotel profits because it's close to a natural asset, they will care for this asset, right? They will probably do whatever they can to protect it. Any better ideas?

Please let me also know of any oddity/error you spot.
Thank you very much. Emotion: smile

(Oh, and yes, those the's before project and before conservation model are correct, as the've already been cited before.)
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Tanit[1] Is there a word for species (of fish) that can be caught? Or a better expression?
How about "game fish." http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Game_fish
Tanit[2] I'm unhappy with this. I meant to refer to those natural features, lankdmarks etc. that people want to visit (and are willing to pay for this) and are therefore a selling point for economic activities based on tourism (restaurants, hotels, museums etc.). How would you say this?
Other than possibly being a touch opaque I don't see much wrong with it. Maybe "assets that are of significant economic value to the tourism industry"
Tanit[3] I'm also unhappy with this. What I mean is: if a hotel profits because it's close to a natural asset, they will care for this asset, right? They will probably do whatever they can to protect it. Any better ideas?
Again, possibly a bit opaque. Maybe something like this: "those natural resources and other assets they depend on for their income."
Hi Ray,

Thank you very much for #2 and #3. I think they sound much better than mine.

About #1, I don't think it fits (correct me if I'm wrong).
Your Wikipedia link defines game fish as "fish pursued for sport by recreational anglers", while I was here thinking (sorry for not making it clear) of species that can be fished (in the European Union, we've got a list of protected species, which cannot be caught) and are often overfished by professional fishermen, so the decrease of fishing stocks is a huge problem for some species.

(This post has nothing to do with my other about fishing and tourism, sorry if that misled you!)
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Hi Ray,
Sorry for this late reply. Thanks for that link; I think I've found a suitable turn of phrase in that page. Emotion: smile