Beautiful but a threat: Tropical fish invasion destroys kelp forests
The migration of tropical fish as a result of ocean warming poses a serious threat to the temperate areas they invade, because they overgraze on kelp forests and seagrass meadows, a new study concludes.
Giant sea bass census
Fished nearly to extinction in the recent past, giant sea bass (Stereolepis gigas) are starting to make a comeback. But no one really knows the size of the population. So UC Santa Barbara researchers are ...
Ecologists make first image of food niche
The ecological niche concept is very important in ecology. But what a niche looks like is fairly abstract. Now, for the first time, Wageningen and British researchers have concretely visualised this. The ...
Mediterranean fish stocks show steady decline
While careful management has helped stabilize or even improve the state of fisheries resources in some parts of Europe, the situation in the Mediterranean has deteriorated over the past 20 years. In a new ...
New miniature fish discovered
A newly discovered fish species measuring up to 15.4mm long has added to the global diversity of 'miniature' fish.
Premiere for intensive production of Atlantic Bluefin tuna
The start-feed for "baby" tuna now being produced in Trondheim has demonstrates the possibility of mass-producing one of the world's most valuable fish species.