News tagged with sea species

Evidence of overfishing on Great Barrier Reef

(Phys.org) —Sea cucumber fishing in the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park shows worrying signs of being unsustainable. Many species being targeted are endangered and vulnerable to extinction, as determined ...

Oct 15, 2013
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Dutch fishermen give vanishing eels new lease of life

On an autumn morning on a small Dutch canal, fisherman Aart van der Waal pulls up a fish trap stuffed with squirming eels—not for the pot, but as part of a bold initiative to save the critically endangered ...

Oct 07, 2013
5 / 5 (2) 0

Nemo can't go home

Round the planet the loveable clownfish Nemo may be losing his home, a new scientific study has revealed.

Aug 20, 2013
1 / 5 (1) 0

Marine life spawns sooner as oceans warm

Warming oceans are impacting the breeding patterns and habitat of marine life, effectively re-arranging the broader marine landscape as species adjust to a changing climate, according to a three-year international ...

Aug 06, 2013
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