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2014-08-10 02:00:23

The eyes of deep-sea bioluminescent sharks have a higher rod density when compared to non-bioluminescent sharks, according to a study published August 6, 2014 in the open-access journal PLOS ONE.

Scientists Analyze Risks To Penguin Populations
2014-08-08 03:12:25

A major study of all penguin species suggests the birds are at continuing risk from habitat degradation.

Belize's no-take Zones Help Rebuild Lobster, Conch, And Fish Populations
2014-07-14 03:50:14

A new report from the Wildlife Conservation Society shows that no-take zones in Belize can not only help economically valuable species such as lobster, conch, and fish recover from overfishing, but may also help re-colonize nearby reef areas.

2014-06-23 20:20:21

NEW YORK, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The health of the global ocean is in decline and an integrated rescue package needs to be applied over the next five years, according

2014-05-27 23:09:01

By minimizing the significant advancements in U.S.

2014-04-17 12:26:11

Metrics, effectiveness, customer experience SHANGHAI, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Organized by China's largest commercial exhibition organizer UBM China and SISA, the Technology

2014-04-07 08:23:55

WASHINGTON, April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An announcement by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration that NOAA Fisheries will develop a national recreational fishing policy was greeted

2014-03-20 23:01:26

A new report from environmental group Oceana slams US fisheries for allegedly wasteful bycatch, but a Saving Seafood analysis shows the report ignores industry efforts and successes in by-catch

Researchers Find Black Sea Bass Tougher Than Expected
2014-03-12 14:54:16

In a new study, fisheries researchers from North Carolina State University found that black sea bass (Centropristis striata) can usually survive the physical trauma that results from being hauled up from deep water then released at the surface.


Latest Fisheries science Reference Libraries

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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