News tagged with fishery management

Study proves that one extinction leads to another

When a carnivore becomes extinct, other predatory species could soon follow, according to new research. Scientists have previously put forward this theory, but a University of Exeter team has now carried out the first experiment ...

dateAug 15, 2012 in Ecology
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Albatross feces show diet of fishery discards

Albatross feed on several fish species that are not easy for the birds to access in nature, but which are caught by commercial fisheries, finds a study in open-access journal Frontiers in Marine Science. This indicates a ...

dateOct 04, 2017 in Ecology
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Dolphins follow the trawlers

New research has shown that dolphins offshore of Western Australia's Pilbara coast are following fishing trawlers to feed on injured or discarded fish.

dateJul 11, 2017 in Ecology
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