Latest Fisheries science Stories
Today, the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission released the 2014 Atlantic Menhaden Stock Assessment, vetting the health of the Atlantic menhaden stock.
W. Scott Timpson manages demand for operational improvements across sectors CALGARY, Alberta, Dec.
The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council has written to Federal officials in opposition to proposed harvest cuts for Pacific bigeye tuna.
A mysterious, worm-like, glowing green larvae that lives in the Peruvian rainforest and uses its phosphorescence to lure unsuspecting prey into its waiting jaws might sound like something out of a horror story – but it’s very real.
At last week's Science & Sustainability Forum, scientists and managers said ecolabelling standards are being misapplied in coastal fisheries and create market barriers that impact many
FAIRFAX, Va., Oct.
OTTAWA, Canada, Oct.
An international team of researchers has developed a new, vivid map illustrating the world’s seafloor with twice the detail and accuracy of the previous version, which was created over 20 years ago.
The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council (WPRFMC) announced the publication of a Memorandum of Understanding regarding fishery capacity-building in the U.S. Pacific Territories.
BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J., Aug.
Point #1: Warm finger- This region inside the area marked number 1, represents a warm finger of the ocean temperatures. What is occurring is that the warmer air is being pushed faster in this region than the surrounding locations giving us this little finger of warmer temps in that region. Point #2: Warm Eddie- This is a region of warmer temps surrounded on all sides by colder water. Eddies are a closed circulation of water in the ocean that has in this case warmer temps around it. These...
The Peru Current flows from South to North along the western side of South America. This current transports colder air from the south northward towards the equator. This current is responsible for bringing cooler waters off the coast of Peru which is a big reason that they have such high fishing success. However this current can get altered during EL-Nino when the warmer waters of the Pacific are transported west to east and start to replace these colder waters. The Peru current is...
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