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Fisheries

Is Aquaculture the Way of the Future? How a Small Portion of World’s Ocean Could Meet Global Fish Demand

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Is Aquaculture the Way of the Future? How a Small Portion of World’s Ocean Could Meet Global Fish Demand

Source: Science Daily/UC Santa Barbara/Jenny Seifert - August 16, 2017

Covering 70 percent of Earth's surface, the world's oceans are vast and deep. So vast, in fact, that nearly every coastal country has the potential more…

The Mile Deep Club: Scientists Brave Antarctic Winter to Catch Chilean Sea Bass in the Act

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The Mile Deep Club: Scientists Brave Antarctic Winter to Catch Chilean Sea Bass in the Act

Source: Hakai Magazine/Eloise Gibson - August 9, 2017

In the dim light of a polar winter day, a sliding hydraulic wall opens on the fishing vessel Janas, exposing two fishermen on the lower deck more…

Using Marine Reserves as a Tool to Reduce Bycatch and Increase Profits

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Using Marine Reserves as a Tool to Reduce Bycatch and Increase Profits

Source: Phys.org/UC Davis - August 8, 2017

Commercial fishermen may be able to catch more of the profitable fish they want with marine reserves than without them, according to a study in more…

How Many Fish Are in the Ocean? Researchers Are Listening Underwater to Find Out

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How Many Fish Are in the Ocean? Researchers Are Listening Underwater to Find Out

Source: Hakai Magazine/Yao-Hua Law - August 4, 2017

During the rising spring tides from February to June, the usually quiet Colorado River Delta is overcome by a low-pitched buzz. The drone pervades the more…

How Technology is Helping to Fight Illegal Fishing

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How Technology is Helping to Fight Illegal Fishing

Source: GreenBiz/Danielle Beurteaux - August 4, 2017

Inexpensive seafood can come at a high price. To make as much money as possible, it’s not uncommon for fishing vessels to spend more than more…

Farm and Fishery Work Together in Canada to Keep Sturgeon Sustainable

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Farm and Fishery Work Together in Canada to Keep Sturgeon Sustainable

Source: NPR/Nancy Matsumoto - August 3, 2017

It's the end of only the first week of the official Atlantic sturgeon fishing season on the St. John River in New Brunswick, Canada. But more…

Researchers Find That Ecosystem Cascades Affect Wild Salmon in California

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Researchers Find That Ecosystem Cascades Affect Wild Salmon in California

Source: Phys.org/NOAA Headquarters - August 2, 2017

Interpreting relationships between species and their environments is crucial to inform ecosystem-based management (EBM), a priority for NOAA Fisheries. EBM recognizes the diverse interactions within more…

Trump Administration Steps in on Summer Flounder Fishing Limits, Implications Could Ripple

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Trump Administration Steps in on Summer Flounder Fishing Limits, Implications Could Ripple

Source: The Boston Globe/David Abel - August 1, 2017

The Trump administration, in an unprecedented decision, has rejected the recommendation of a commission that has long overseen fishing issues along the East Coast, raising more…

Summit in Bali Aims to Help Millions of Small-Scale Fishers Facing Economic Exclusion

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Summit in Bali Aims to Help Millions of Small-Scale Fishers Facing Economic Exclusion

Source: The Guardian/Johnny Langenheim - July 31, 2017

Experts gathered in Bali last week to address the growing plight of small scale fishers, who are being excluded from key global markets, as policy more…

Two-Thirds of the World’s Fish Are Overexploited, Here Are Three Ways You Can Help

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Two-Thirds of the World’s Fish Are Overexploited, Here Are Three Ways You Can Help

Source: Forbes/Michael Pellman Rowland - July 27, 2017

Most fish companies maximize what they pull from the sea with little concern for the methods used to snare their haul. As a result, a more…