(Phys.org) —Researchers working with the groundfish fishing industry in the Pacific Northwest have tested a new "flexible sorting grid excluder" – a type of bycatch reduction device that shows promise to significantly ...
Palau's president has proposed banning all commercial fishing in the Pacific nation's waters to create one of the world's largest marine reserves, covering an area roughly the size of France.
U.S. commercial and recreational saltwater fishing generated more than $199 billion in sales and supported 1.7 million jobs in the nation's economy in 2011, according to a new economic report released by NOAA's Fisheries ...
Fishers near marine protected areas end up traveling farther to catch fish but maintain their social and economic well-being, according to a study by fisheries scientists at Washington State University and in Hawaii.
EU fishery ministers agreed Wednesday to implement a ban on discards—the wasteful practice of dumping unwanted fish overboard—by easing quota limits, much to the anger of environmental groups.
Peruvian authorities say at least 50 sea lions have been intentionally poisoned with fish laced with insecticides since mid-January off a single beach.
The European Parliament approved Wednesday a new fisheries accord hailed by environmental groups as a breakthrough in managing a key food resource which has been over-exploited for years.
EU fishery ministers began difficult talks Tuesday on the vexed question of 2013 quotas as they sought to balance conflicting demands from environmentalists and fishermen alike.
(Phys.org)—Research by scientists at the University of Bath is being used to help inform new EU legislation on levels of underwater noise, with the aim of reducing the impact of noise pollution on marine wildlife.
(Phys.org)—Be careful what you eat, says University of Notre Dame stream ecologist Gary Lamberti.