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400-year-old Tradition Benefits Fisheries
2012-10-11 13:12:07

A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and James Cook University says that coral reefs in Aceh, Indonesia are benefiting from a decidedly low-tech, traditional management system that dates back to the 17th century. Known as "Panglima Laot" — the customary system focuses on social harmony and reducing conflict among communities over marine resources. According to the study, reefs benefitting from Panglima Laot contain as much eight time more fish and hard-coral cover due to...

Clues Captured For Sustainability Of Fish Populations
2012-09-28 10:33:22

Thanks to studies of a fish that gives birth to live young and is not fished commercially, scientists at UC Santa Barbara have discovered that food availability is a critical limiting factor in the health of fish populations. The scientists were able to attach numbers to this idea, based on 16 years of data. They discovered that the availability of enough food can drive up to a 10-fold increase in the per capita birthrate of fish. And, with adequate food, the young are up to 10 times more...

2012-08-14 23:02:46

Retired Coast Guard Captain Michael Cerne Selected to Take Leadership Role Juneau, AK (PRWEB) August 13, 2012 Following an extensive nationwide search, the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute (ASMI) Board of Directors has selected retired Coast Guard captain Michael Cerne to replace Executive Director, Ray Riutta upon Mr. Riutta´s retirement. Mr. Cerne will begin working in the ASMI Juneau office in September to allow for several months of overlap before Mr. Riutta retires in December....

Do Beavers Benefit Wild Salmon In Scotland
2012-08-09 16:47:45

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to a study by the University of Southampton, reintroduced European beavers could have an encouraging impact on wild salmon populations in Scotland. Due to their dam building activities and potential to block migratory life phases, representatives from recreational fisheries north and south of the border are concerned that beavers can harm economically important fish stocks. However, results of a study conducted by...


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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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