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Endangered delicacy: Japan eel on species red list

(AP)—The Japanese eel, a popular summertime delicacy that has become prohibitively expensive due to overfishing, has been put on the international conservation "red list" in a move that may speed up Japan's push for industrial ...

dateJun 13, 2014 in Ecology
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The snowball effect of overfishing

Florida State University researchers have spearheaded a major review of fisheries research that examines the domino effect that occurs when too many fish are harvested from one habitat.

dateJan 07, 2014 in Ecology
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Evolutionary changes could aid fisheries

Evolutionary changes induced by fisheries may benefit the fishers, according to a new study published last week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. But if fisheries are not well-managed, this potential ...

dateJul 18, 2013 in Ecology
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