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2013-11-29 13:28:35

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.

Untold Fish Catches Revealed By Google Earth
2013-11-26 15:10:27

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.

2013-11-18 23:00:46

GSMFC concludes that Gulf menhaden stock is not overfished, nor is overfishing occurring. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 The Gulf States Marine

Investigating The Slimy Bioluminscence Of A Hidden Sea Worm
2013-11-14 05:45:54

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.

Feast And Famine For Animals Living On The Abyssal Plain
2013-11-12 11:57:06

Animals living on the abyssal plains, miles below the ocean surface, don’t usually get much to eat.

2013-10-22 23:30:03

Both will discuss the importance establishing a worldwide system of marine protected areas. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Celebrated marine

2013-10-22 23:30:01

Science-based strategy helps leaders safeguard ocean places essential to human life and livelihoods. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Marine Conservation

Russia Blocks Antarctic Sanctuary
2013-07-17 08:34:56

Russia has blocked attempts to establish marine reserves in the Ross Sea and Eastern Antarctica, preventing the formation of what would have become the world's largest ocean sanctuary.

2013-05-16 23:32:19

New study says better fisheries policies are needed to secure the sustainability of world fish stocks and vital nutrition for millions in the developing world. Penang,

2013-05-16 10:52:53

Climate change has been impacting global fisheries for the past four decades by driving species towards cooler, deeper waters.


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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