News tagged with fish

Fish social lives may be key to saving coral reefs

The social eating habits of fish may play a central role in protecting coral reefs, according to a study from the University of California, Davis, published April 10 in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of ...

dateApr 10, 2017 in Environment
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Catch shares slow the 'race to fish'

A detailed analysis of 39 U.S. fisheries by Duke University economists offers strong new evidence that catch shares curb the "race to fish" that compresses fishing seasons.

dateApr 05, 2017 in Ecology
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Surprise discovery of Europe's first cave fish

Researchers reporting in Current Biology on April 3 have discovered the first European cave fish. A hobby cave diver first sighted the fish, a loach in the genus Barbatula, living in a hard-to-reach, underground water system ...

dateApr 03, 2017 in Ecology
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The worrying state of Mediterranean fish stocks

Fish stocks in the Mediterranean Sea are deteriorating at an alarming rate. A recent analysis by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) shows that 93% of the assessed fish stocks are overexploited, and a number ...

dateApr 03, 2017 in Ecology
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