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Designs That Reduce Maritime Debris from Fishing Devices Evolve Faster When Fishing Masters and Scientists Collaborate

Written by on May 2, 2017 in Editor's Choice, Fish, Other News
Designs That Reduce Maritime Debris from Fishing Devices Evolve Faster When Fishing Masters and Scientists Collaborate

FADs can make fishing vessels more productive, but rising productivity comes at a cost.

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Jellyfish could be the key to fighting seafood fraud

Written by on November 2, 2016 in Jellyfish, Marine Life
Jellyfish could be the key to fighting seafood fraud

Researchers are working on efficient ways to test seafood in order to determine if it was labeled correctly.

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Introducing the Market Squid Fishery

Written by on June 13, 2016 in Fish, Other News
Introducing the Market Squid Fishery

Did you know that the market squid fishery has frequently been one of the most valuable fisheries in the United States?

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59 species disappeared in Philippines since 1950s

Written by on June 8, 2016 in Fish, Marine Life
59 species disappeared in Philippines since 1950s

59 species of finfish have disappeared from fishermen’s catches in some of the world’s most species rich and vulnerable regions over the last 65 years.

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Parrotfish help keep corals healthy

Written by on April 22, 2016 in Coral Reefs, Fish, Policy & Ocean Law
Parrotfish help keep corals healthy

A new study from the University of Queensland (UQ) shows that stricter fisheries regulations are necessary for the survival of Caribbean corals.

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NOAA Fisheries Plans to Improve Bycatch Survivability

Written by on February 26, 2016 in Policy & Ocean Law
NOAA Fisheries Plans to Improve Bycatch Survivability

“Fishermen sometimes catch fish they do not want, cannot sell, or are not allowed to keep; a problem known as bycatch.”

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Warm Waters Prevent Cod Stocks from Recovering

Written by on November 13, 2015 in Fish, Policy & Ocean Law
Warm Waters Prevent Cod Stocks from Recovering

Cod use to be the backbone of New England’s fisheries, but now stocks have nearly collapsed.

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What seafood is OK to eat, anyway? Ask an expert

Written by on August 17, 2015 in Other News
What seafood is OK to eat, anyway? Ask an expert

What seafood is OK to eat, anyway? Article #3 from Grist’s Oceans 15 series has the answer!

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How Much Fuel Did it Take to Catch That Fish?

Written by on August 13, 2014 in Fish, Other News
How Much Fuel Did it Take to Catch That Fish?

Did you know that diesel is the “single largest expense for the fishing industry and its biggest source of greenhouse gases”?

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Marine Protected Areas Work – Why Aren’t There More of Them?

Written by on October 23, 2013 in Policy & Ocean Law
Marine Protected Areas Work – Why Aren’t There More of Them?

Today: a new study of microbes beneath the seafloor, exciting news from the Marine Protected Area Congress, and the current state of high seas management.

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