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2008-07-31 18:00:00

By HYWEL TREWYN LOBSTER fishermen on the Lly'n Peninsula fear losing their livelihoods if plans for "no take" zones by conservationists go ahead.

2008-07-30 00:00:25

The Lyme Bay exclusion zone is to be monitored by Westcountry scientists after they won a major pounds400,000 Defra contract. The scientists, led by marine biologists from the University of Plymouth, will now monitor the ecological and socio-economic impact of the 60 sq m exclusion zone.

2008-07-27 00:00:24

By Ian Johnston Sturgeon stroll to the Humber aims to raise sights on fish conservation Environmentalists seeking to highlight the decimation of the UK's larger fish species are to make a symbolic journey from the headwaters of the Trent to the Humber Estuary, once a thriving spawning ground for sturgeon.

2008-07-13 06:00:15

By Jacqueline L. Urgo, The Philadelphia Inquirer Jul. 13--ATLANTIC CITY -- The temperatures may be steamy outside, but, baby, it's cold in the water. Just ask Melinda Castile, down the Shore for a week from Brooklyn, N.Y., and determined to go in the ocean no matter what the temperature.

2008-07-01 15:00:25

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Niaz Dorry of Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance, +1- 978-281-6934, niaz@namanet.org; Robin Alden of Penobscot East Resource Center, +1-207-367-2708; Zack Klyver, +1-207-460-9575, Craig Pendleton, +1-207-590-9614, or Jennifer Litteral of Island Institute, +1-207-664-9694, all for Northwest Atlantic Marine Alliance GLOUCESTER, Mass., July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The recent appointment of a lobbyist for the industrial herring fleet to the Maine seat on the New...

2008-06-16 15:00:20

By Winston Ross, The Register-Guard, Eugene, Ore. Jun. 13--West Coast groundfishermen can expect a major change in the way they're allowed to catch fish in the coming years, after a preliminary decision Thursday from the Pacific Fishery Management Council.

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2008-05-21 12:10:33

Known as an age reader, Sutherland is one of a small team at NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) whose aging work is critical to stock assessments needed to manage the nation’s fishery resources in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean.

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2008-04-21 09:00:00

The Antarctic deep sea gets colder, which might stimulate the circulation of the oceanic water masses.

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2008-02-05 12:50:00

Federal research minister aboard the research icebreaker Polarstern

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2007-12-07 11:20:00

At a time when a quarter of the world's fisheries are considered depleted, can commercial fishermen make more money by fishing less? A study published in the Friday edition of the journal Science says they can - with one condition.


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Ocean Analysis for November 17, 2012
2012-11-17 08:24:58

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...

Ocean Current Impacts On Weather
2012-07-30 13:25:48

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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