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The U.S. Atlantic sea scallop fishery has been certified as being in compliance with the most respected international standard for sustainable fisheries.
According to Saving Seafood, the OZY article relies largely on outdated and invalidated claims which have been called into questioned by multiple reputable scientists in journals, in the New York
Five hundred miles southeast of Hawai‘i, in international waters far out of sight of any land, there are vast mineral resources 5,000 meters below the sea.
The European Union's taxpayers are paving the way for fishing fleets to reel in valuable catch in developing countries while fishing companies pocket the profits.
Large fish traps in the Persian Gulf could be catching up to six times more fish than what’s being officially reported, according to the first investigation of fish catches from space conducted by University of British Columbia scientists.
GSMFC concludes that Gulf menhaden stock is not overfished, nor is overfishing occurring. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Gulf States Marine
A new study, led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego, is investigating the mechanisms behind a little-known marine worm that produces a dazzling bioluminescent display in the form of puffs of blue light, released into seawater.
Animals living on the abyssal plains, miles below the ocean surface, don’t usually get much to eat.
Both will discuss the importance establishing a worldwide system of marine protected areas. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Celebrated marine
Science-based strategy helps leaders safeguard ocean places essential to human life and livelihoods. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Marine Conservation
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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