Snail mail beats phones as feds try to sustain ample fish stocks in U.S. coastal waters
(PhysOrg.com) -- Old-fashioned snail mail and a postage stamp might be the answer for federal officials struggling to keep the waters off the U.S. coast from being overfished.
Hatchery fish are going well . . . and wild
(PhysOrg.com) -- Young mulloway fish reared in hatcheries and released in New South Wales waters are adapting quickly and well to life in the wild, a new study has found.
Fishing ban imposed in oil-affected Gulf of Mexico
Louisiana's 2.4-billion-dollar a year commercial and recreational fishing industry is dealt its first major blow from the oil spill as the US government bans activities for 10 days due to health concerns.
Commercial fishing estimated to kill millions of sea turtles
The number of sea turtles inadvertently snared by commercial fishing gear over the past 20 years may reach into the millions, according to the first peer-reviewed study to compile sea turtle bycatch data from gillnet, trawl ...
EU OKs tougher penalties for illegal fishing
(AP) -- The European Union agreed Tuesday on tougher penalties to counter illegal fishing, considered a major cause of the depletion of fish stocks in European waters, particularly of prized cod and bluefin tuna.
Restrictions on boaters proposed to protect Everglades seagrass
Concerned that powerboats are tearing up seagrass in Florida Bay, Everglades National Park has proposed a range of possible restrictions on boaters to protect a vast, shallow estuary that supports sea turtles, fish and clouds ...
High human impact ocean areas along US West Coast revealed
Climate change, fishing and commercial shipping top the list of threats to the ocean off the West Coast of the United States.