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The most widely adopted measure for assessing the state of the world's oceans and fisheries led to inaccurate conclusions in nearly half the ecosystems where it was applied.
The most widely adopted measure for assessing the state of the world's oceans and fisheries led to inaccurate conclusions in nearly half the ecosystems where it was applied according to new analysis by an international team led by a University of Washington fisheries scientist.
ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission ("ASFMC") today received the results of the latest Stock Assessment Workshop for Atlantic menhaden at the Menhaden Board meeting in Alexandria, Virginia.
The UK trawl fishing fleet has to work 17 times harder to catch the same amount of fish today as it did when most of its boats were powered by sail, according to new research.
A new climate-population model developed by NOAA scientists to study rising ocean temperatures and fishing rates on one East Coast fish population could also forecast the impact of climate change and fishing on other fisheries.
Efforts to curb overfishing throughout the world are beginning to succeed in five of the worldâ€™s ten large marine ecosystems, according to a comprehensive study published Thursday.
Scientists have joined forces in a groundbreaking assessment on the status of marine fisheries and ecosystems.
By Kirk Moore, Asbury Park Press, N.J. Aug.
The numbers of Northeastern offshore spotted and eastern spinner dolphins in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean are increasing after being severely depleted because of accidental death in the tuna purse-seine fishery between 1960 and 1990, according to biologists from NOAA's Fisheries Service.
Known as an age reader, Sutherland is one of a small team at NOAAâ€™s Northeast Fisheries Science Center (NEFSC) whose aging work is critical to stock assessments needed to manage the nationâ€™s fishery resources in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean.