News tagged with fishery management

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 rests in large ...

dateAug 10, 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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Researchers studying spiny dogfish, Gulf of Maine's mini shark

For such a small shark species, there seems to be super-sized confusion about its population status. But for researchers at the University of New Hampshire, one thing is clear - definite changes have occurred to spiny dogfish ...

dateFeb 24, 2009 in
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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 to the 17th century.

dateOct 11, 2012 in Ecology
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Shark rules need teeth, groups tell IUCN

The Wildlife Conservation Society and over 35 government agency and NGO partners participating in IUCN's World Conservation Congress this week are urging the world's governments to take urgent steps to save the world's sharks ...

dateSep 04, 2012 in Ecology
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EU fish discard ban agreed -- for 2019

After 20 hours of talks into the early hours Wednesday, Europe's fisheries ministers finally struck a compromise deal to save the oceans from overfishing -- but failed to satisfy environmentalists.

dateJun 13, 2012 in Ecology
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