Some shark species more likely to die during fisheries capture than others
A team of researchers from Monash University, in collaboration with Flinders University has, for the first time, investigated how varied breathing modes of different shark species affect the chances of shark and ray death ...
Archives suggest massive decline in pink snapper catch
Queensland scientists delving into newspaper archives have discovered that catch rates for Queensland's pink snapper fishery have declined almost 90 per cent since the 19th Century.
Climate change could mean fisheries lose profit by 2050
A warmer planet and rising fuel prices could mean that UK fisheries will face decreased profits by 2050, say NERC scientists investigating how different climate change scenarios could affect the fishing trade.
More protection for the big ones
Many popular measures to combat overfishing help conserve mostly small juvenile fish. The results from a set of international studies may now revolutionise fishing regulations.