News tagged with herring

Recovering predators and prey

If you build it, they will come. That's historically been a common approach to species recovery: Grow the prey population first and predators will quickly return. As it turns out, that's not quite the case. A new study has ...

dateFeb 27, 2017 in Ecology
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Hungry bluefin tuna in a sea of plenty

Bluefin tuna are going hungry in a sea full of fish because their foraging habits are most efficient with larger—not necessarily more abundant—prey, according to a study led by a University of Maine marine scientist.

dateJun 22, 2015 in Ecology
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To save the birds, look to the fish

Birds that dive for fish while wintering in the Salish Sea, located between British Columbia and Washington, are more likely to be in decline than nondiving birds with less specialized diets, according to a study led by the ...

dateOct 17, 2014 in Ecology
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EU and Faroe Islands end 'herring war'

The European Union said Wednesday it had reached agreement with the Faroe Islands to settle a dispute over herring fishing and would drop punitive measures against the tiny island chain.

dateJun 11, 2014 in Ecology
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