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Saving BOFFFFs Big Old Fat Fertile Female Fish Is Essential

Saving BOFFFFs (Big, Old, Fat, Fertile, Female Fish) Is Essential To Sustain Fisheries

Provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa Recreational fishermen prize large trophy fish. Commercial fishing gear targets big fish. After all, larger fish feed the egos of humans as well as their bellies. A new compilation of research from...

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2014-10-23 20:22:00

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Aquaculture and Fisheries in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Aquaculture, and Fisheries. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and...

2014-10-22 08:22:11

FUZHOU, China, Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pingtan Marine Enterprise Ltd. (Nasdaq: PME), ("Pingtan," or the "Company") a global fishing company based in the People's Republic of China (PRC), today announced the recent delivery of 3 newly-built fishing vessels, which were initially ordered by the Company in October 2012. Each of these vessels is capable of harvesting about 2000 tons annually, and the Company's total current fleet has increased to 129 vessels. The vessels were...

2014-10-21 08:26:18

Grant will support science-based efforts to improve fish stocks and ocean health in Peru and Canada WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Oceana announced that the Wyss Foundation will, over the next five years, provide up to $10 million in matching funds to help rebuild fisheries in Peru and Canada by supporting science-based policies that aim to both improve fishing and restore health to the world's oceans. Peru and Canada are two of the most important and productive...

2014-10-17 12:24:31

OTTAWA, Canada, Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new Arctic fisheries management plan announced by Environment Minister Leona Aglukkaq that will protect more than 800,000 square kilometres in Canada's Beaufort Sea from large-scale commercial fishing and ensure a sustainable resource for local communities was praised today by The Pew Charitable Trusts. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141017/152709 The Beaufort Sea Integrated Fisheries Management Framework, which...

2014-09-23 23:05:35

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Aquaculture and Fisheries markets. Global market for Aquaculture and Fisheries is projected to reach 188 million tons by 2020, driven by surging consumption of seafood in both developed as well as developing regions and the continuous decline in natural fish stock. San Jose, California (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Follow us on LinkedIn – Globally, demand for seafood has been growing, resulting in overexploitation of natural...

2014-09-23 23:00:53

Rising downstream demand will aid revenue, but wholesale bypass will limit growth. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has added a report on the Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry to its growing industry report collection. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 The Fish and Seafood Wholesaling industry has grown at a moderate rate over the past five years. Growth in per capita disposable income in combination with growing health consciousness has encouraged Canadians to...

2014-09-23 12:27:26

Premier specialty sporting goods retailer provides great selection of fishing essentials LOS ANGELES, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer comes to an end and lakes and rivers are left behind by their summer occupants, fishermen gear up for fall fishing season. Whether it's planning a fishing excursion in the wilderness or catching a few at the local lake, anglers can head to Sport Chalet to stock up on all the gear and tips they need to ensure they're well equipped to reel in the big...

2014-09-19 23:01:50

The Western Pacific Regional Fishery Management Council (WPRFMC) announced the publication of a Memorandum of Understanding regarding fishery capacity-building in the U.S. Pacific Territories. Signatories include thirteen colleges, federal and local fishery management organizations, and regional goverment offices. HONOLULU, Hawaii (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at building the capacity of the US Pacific Island territories to manage their fisheries and...

common bluestripe snappers
2014-09-01 02:00:40

John Delaney, Wildlife Conservation Society A new study reports that an expansion of marine protected areas is needed to protect fish species that perform key ecological functions. According to investigators from the Wildlife Conservation Society and other organizations, previous efforts at protecting fish have focused on saving the largest numbers of species, often at the expense of those species that provide key and difficult-to-replace ecological functions. Many vital ecological...

derelict trap
2014-08-29 03:00:01

NOAA Thousands of fishing traps are lost or abandoned each year in U.S. waters and become what are known as derelict traps, which continue to catch fish, crabs, and other species such as turtles. These traps result in losses to habitat, fisheries, and the watermen who depend on the resources -- losses that are largely preventable, according to a newly published NOAA study. The report, published in the Marine Pollution Bulletin, is the first of its kind to examine the derelict fish trap...


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