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2012-05-11 23:01:17

Projected Harvest Demonstrates Ongoing Success of Responsible Fisheries Management, according to the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Anchorage, AK (PRWEB)

2012-04-11 10:35:11

New research suggests that allowing more Pacific salmon to spawn in coastal streams will not only benefit the natural environment, including grizzly bears, but could also lead to more salmon in the ocean and thus larger salmon harvests in the long term—a win-win for ecosystems and humans.

2012-04-03 09:01:40

A task force that conducted one of the most comprehensive analyses of global “forage fish” populations issued its report this week, which strongly recommends implementing more conservative catch limits for these crucial prey species.

Ancient Civilizations Reveal Ways To Manage Fisheries For Sustainability
2012-03-24 03:06:20

In the search for sustainability of the ocean's fisheries, solutions can be found in a surprising place: the ancient past.

2012-03-15 11:54:50

Fishing for a 'balanced harvest' can achieve productive fisheries as well as environmental conservation.

2012-02-21 10:58:48

University of British Columbia researchers have identified conservation "hot spots" around the world where the temptation to profit from overfishing outweighs the appetite for conservation.

Fishy Behavior
2011-10-05 04:06:17

A fish’s personality may determine how it is captured. This association between personality difference and capture-technique could have significant evolutionary and ecological consequences for affected fish populations, as well as for the quality of fisheries.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.