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2014-11-06 23:01:40

At last week's Science & Sustainability Forum, scientists and managers said ecolabelling standards are being misapplied in coastal fisheries and create market barriers that impact many

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.

2014-10-17 12:24:31

OTTAWA, Canada, Oct.

2014-10-13 23:01:16

Rebranded Program Aims to Educate and Empower Consumers, Encourage Responsibly Harvested Seafood Charleston, S.C.

2014-10-02 23:01:45

Declining production and rising imports will continue to threaten the domestic industry.

2014-09-23 23:05:35

GIA announces the release of a comprehensive global report on Aquaculture and Fisheries markets.

2014-07-15 14:17:14

As government agencies recommend greater consumption of seafood for its health benefits, a new analysis led by researchers from the Johns Hopkins Center for a Livable Future urges medical and public health professionals to consider the environmental and health impact of seafood sourcing, particularly aquaculture, or the farming of fish, shellfish and crustaceans.

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.

Overfishing Leaves Fisherman Scraping The Bottom Of The Barrel In The English Channel
2014-07-14 03:07:45

Decades of overfishing in the English Channel has resulted in the removal of many top predators from the sea and left fishermen 'scraping the barrel' for increasing amounts of shellfish to make up their catch.


Latest Overfishing Reference Libraries

Albacore, Thunnus alalunga
2012-04-02 15:56:46

The Albacore, (Thunnus alalunga), also known as the Albacore Tuna, Albicore, Longfin, Albies, Pigfish, Tombo ahi, Binnaga, Pacific Albacore, German Bonito, Longfin Tuna, Longfin Tunny, and just Tuna, is a species of fish in the Scombridae family. It is the only species of tuna they is marketed as “white meat tuna” in the United States. It is found in open waters of all tropical and temperate oceans and the Mediterranean Sea. The adult Albacore measure up to 4.5 feet in length and...

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