News tagged with fish population

Cod resurgence in Canadian waters

Cod and other groundfish populations off the east coast of Canada are showing signs of recovery more than 20 years after the fisheries collapsed in the early 1990s, according to research published today in ...

Jul 27, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0

Double jeopardy: Tuna and billfish

A new study by top global fisheries experts presents an alarming assessment of several economically important fish populations. The analysis of 61 species of "scombrids," which include tunas, bonitos, mackerels ...

Jul 25, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 1 | with audio podcast

Will the eel survive its management?

The European eel is on the way to disappearing for good. The species is critically endangered, and there are strong scientific arguments for suspending all fishing. Despite this situation, Swedish eel fishery is allowed to ...

Jun 07, 2011 not rated yet 0

Averting the perfect storm for wild salmon

We hear so much about missing wild salmon and recently a record run. But Simon Fraser University scientists say a population explosion of hatchery and wild salmon in the North Pacific Ocean is leading hatchery fish to beat ...

Oct 04, 2010 5 / 5 (1) 0