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Far Reaching: The effect of being repurposed to kill more fish

Technologies once used to kill fish with precision are now being used to save them: War-inspired satellite technology is being deployed to identify and pursue rogue vessels fishing illegally [...]

May 11, 2015 RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Are baitfish the honeybees of the oceans?

Baitfish represent the primary link in an undersea food web that unites all marine creatures—from tiny invertebrates to mammals and birds. [...]

April 22, 2015 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

News: NC state fisheries agency announces new limits for striped bass

As a result, the commercial harvest quota, which runs from Dec. 1 through Nov. 31 each year will drop from 480,480 pounds to 360,360 pounds, a 25% decrease. [...]

December 3, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Understanding the importance of forage fish

If you target cobia, tripletail, red drum, stripers, spotted seatrout, most coastal pelagic tunas and mackerels—even billfish—you’ve got a lot riding on this campaign to end overfishing of forage fish [...]

November 5, 2014 Conservation, FEATURE STORY, Slide

Conservation: Hold industrial fishing fleets accountable in the Northeast Atlantic!

Every year the trawlers catch many other species known as bycatch, including millions of severely depleted shad and river herring. [...]

August 6, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide, Take Action, Uncategorized

News: Scientific reef study promises disturbing future

Scientists have taken a closer look at commercial fishing and have found that it dramatically alters nearby reef ecosystems, disturbing microbes, corals, algae and fish [...]

July 11, 2014 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Forget salmon and tuna—It’s time to start eating ‘trash fish’

“For me, it was about trying to find a market for dogfish and pollock and all of these fish we have an abundance of but nobody was interested in,” [...]

June 5, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Bad news for pelagics in the Caribbean?

Over the next two years the study will determine the economic feasibility of developing an off-shore fisheries industry for the TCI. [...]

November 7, 2013 News, RECENT, Slide