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Tropical regions to be hardest hit by fisheries shifts caused by climate change: UBC research
Major shifts in fisheries distribution due to climate change will affect food security in tropical regions most adversely, according to a study led by the Sea Around Us Project at The University of British Columbia. View News Article (2009-10-08)

Sustainable fishing is possible and necessary
In the 1990s the European Commission approved a series of management measures to avoid the over-exploitation of fishery resources. A study carried out by the University of Santiago de Compostela (USC) now reveals that the Common Fisheries Policy in Europe has promoted the extension of the European fleet into more vulnerable eco-systems such as deep waters. However, the next reform of the fishery... View News Article (2010-05-19)

Sardines and horse mackerel identified using forensic techniques
A team of researchers from Galicia in Spain have used forensic mitochondrial DNA species identification techniques to distinguish between sardines and horse mackerel. View News Article (2011-05-25)

Fishers near marine protected areas go farther for catch but fare well
Fishers near marine protected areas end up traveling farther to catch fish but maintain their social and economic well-being, according to a study by fisheries scientists at Washington State University and in Hawaii. View News Article (2013-03-05)

Long-term ocean data confirm fishing puts species in 'double jeopardy'
For the first time, research has shown that fishing can promote boom and bust swings in supplies of targeted fish stocks. View News Article (2006-10-19)

Commercial fishing estimated to kill millions of sea turtles
The number of sea turtles inadvertently snared by commercial fishing gear over the past 20 years may reach into the millions, according to the first peer-reviewed study to compile sea turtle bycatch data from gillnet, trawl and longline fisheries worldwide. View News Article (2010-04-07)

Global curbs on overfishing are beginning to work
Australian Beth Fulton, a fishery ecosystem scientist from the CSIRO Wealth from Oceans Flagship, was among an international team of 19 co-authors of a report on a two-year study, led by US scientists Dr Boris Worm of Dalhousie University and Dr Ray Hilborn of the University of Washington. View News Article (2009-07-31)

Evaluating The Anchovy Biomas In The Bay Of Biscay
The basque research centre AZTI has finished this years BIOMAN fisheries research evaluation campain (2 to 22 May), which covered the southeast area of the Bay of Biscay within 43°20'- 47°N and 1°5'-4°15'W limits. Both the location and the dates correspond to the season and egg lying area for anchovy. The aim was to assess the anchovy biomass in the Bay of Biscay. For this... View News Article (2004-07-23)

Accidental Sea Turtle Deaths Drop by 90 Percent
The number of sea turtles accidentally caught and killed in fishing gear in United States coastal waters has declined by an estimated 90 percent since 1990, according to a new study by researchers at Duke University Project GloBAL and Conservation International.  View News Article (2011-09-15)

Salmon go veggie to save wild fish stocks
Salmon, like humans, require omega-3 fatty acids in their diet to function healthily. But as the fish farming industry expands, feeding salmon and other aquatic species with pellets containing fishmeal and oil derived from processing wild-caught marine fish is unsustainable in the long term. View News Article (2006-04-04)

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