News tagged with fish stock

Fishing amplifies forage fish collapses

A new study shows for the first time that fishing likely worsens population collapses in species of forage fish, including herring, anchovies and sardines. Some of the largest fisheries in the world target ...

dateApr 06, 2015 in Ecology
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Toward better forecasting of fish resources

Its turbid cold waters are home to the largest fish stocks in the world: the Humboldt Current system, which runs along the Peruvian and Chilean coasts, boasts exceptional biological productivity thanks to ...

dateNov 13, 2014 in Environment
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Are there enough fish to go around?

Scientists from the University of York have released a report highlighting the gap between declining wild fish supplies and healthy eating advice recommending more seafood.

dateOct 14, 2014 in Ecology
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Hawaii at center of battle over aquarium fish

The waters off the Hawaii's largest island are home to a half-million brightly-colored tropical fish that are scooped up into nets each year and flown across the globe into aquariums from Berlin to Boston.

dateJun 27, 2014 in Ecology
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