News tagged with fish

First invasive lionfish discovered in Brazil

A single fish caught with a hand spear off the Brazilian coast is making big waves across the entire southwestern Atlantic. In May 2014, a group of recreational divers spotted an adult lionfish—the voracious ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in Ecology
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Combatting illegal fishing in offshore marine reserves

Researchers at the ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies (Coral CoE) at James Cook University in Australia have found a way to predict illegal fishing activities to help authorities better protect marine reserves.

dateNov 13, 2014 in Ecology
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Diving for data on fish populations

Famed explorer Jacques Cousteau was a pioneer in underwater diving technology, a founding figure of the modern conservation movement, and a man who inspired generations of marine scientists. Today, one of ...

dateApr 10, 2015 in Ecology
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Arran reserve reveals marine protection works

Last summer, on the Isle of Arran, off the west coast of Scotland, we watched an excited young lad walking down to the water's edge, fishing rod in hand. Sadly, his chances of catching anything were slim ...

dateApr 15, 2015 in Ecology
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Google joins fight against illegal fishing

Technology giant Google has taken the battle against illegal fishing online, with the company unveiling a tool in Australia on Friday that harnesses satellite data to track thousands of boats in real time.

dateNov 14, 2014 in Ecology
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