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Shrinking fish sizes in exploited stocks

An experimental study with size-selectively harvested zebrafish that began in 2006 at the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries in Berlin, Germany reveals that size-selective harvesting causes changes ...

dateJun 26, 2015 in Ecology
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Applying research agendas to sport fishing

As one of the most highly prized game fish in the upper Midwest, muskellunge (also known as muskies) and northern pike help support a $20 billion sport fishing industry. Facing declines in natural reproduction, a team of ...

dateJun 04, 2015 in Ecology
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Projects for sustainable fishing not effective enough

Projects that stimulate sustainable fishing in developing countries often get no further than good intentions. Thus, some of the imported fish sold in European and North American shops may be less sustainably caught than ...

dateMay 12, 2015 in Ecology
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