News tagged with fishery management

US keeps bluefin tuna off endangered list

The United States on Friday rejected calls to protect Atlantic bluefin tuna as an endangered species, saying that while it was worried about overfishing it did not fear imminent extinction.

dateMay 27, 2011 in Ecology
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The bivalve effect

McGill biologist Dr. Frederic Guichard says marine life can communicate over thousands of kilometers, calling into question current fishery management and marine preservation practices. "If I kill mussels ...

dateMay 03, 2010 in Ecology
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Scientists offer new take on selective fishing

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new, less selective approach to commercial fishing is needed to ensure the ongoing productivity of marine ecosystems and to maintain biodiversity, according to a paper in the Proceedings ...

dateApr 29, 2010 in Ecology
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To manage a fishery, you must know how the fish die

Recreational anglers and commercial fishermen understand you need good fishery management to make sure there will be healthy populations of fish for generations to come. And making good management decisions ...

dateAug 10, 2009 in Ecology
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New net timer could save sea turtles from drowning

(AP) -- Fishery managers trying to protect rare sea turtles from dying in fishing nets have tapped a Cape Cod company to build a device they think can help balance turtle protection with profitable fishing.

dateJun 20, 2009 in Ecology
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'Super reefs' fend off climate change, study says

The Wildlife Conservation Society announced today a study showing that some coral reefs off East Africa are unusually resilient to climate change due to improved fisheries management and a combination of geophysical factors. ...

dateApr 23, 2009 in Environment
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Fisheries benefit from 400-year-old tradition

A new study by the Wildlife Conservation Society and James Cook University says that coral reefs in Aceh, Indonesia are benefiting from a decidedly low-tech, traditional management system that dates back ...

dateOct 11, 2012 in Ecology
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