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Of Interest: Overfishing of large predators has dire consequences

When there is an absence of predators that allows tiny fish to thrive, it also leaves them vulnerable to disease and boom-and-bust cycles... [...]

November 23, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: What are the fish telling us?

Salmon, often known as the King of Fish, was once one of the most abundant creatures in the sea, dominating the waters in the northern hemisphere. [...]

October 30, 2015 Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Science, Slide

Of Interest: Omega 3 supplement – sound science or mostly hype…

If you target cobia, tripletail, red drum, stripers, spotted seatrout, bluefish, weakfish,tarpon, pelagic tunas,mackerels and billfish be very concerned about overfishing of forage fish [...]

October 26, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Rogue fishing is emptying our oceans

World War II also brought a leap in human ingenuity, power and technical ability that led to an unprecedented assault on our oceans. [...]

August 26, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: Negotiations fail to limit Greenland’s overfishing of salmon

The Atlantic Salmon Federation says Greenland would not budge below a quota of 45 tonnes, which was more than other parties to the West Greenland Commission could accept [...]

June 16, 2015 Conservation, RECENT, Slide

News: Poaching and sanctioned overfishing are now world wide issues

Mixed-population fisheries impacts upon salmon runs are already suffering from habitat loss, interactions with farmed salmon, and changing environmental conditions [...]

June 2, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

Conservation: NOAA aides restoration of Maine’s Salmo salar

In the late 1800s, the number of weirs and the average daily yield described by fishermen, Atlantic salmon annual harvests in the Kennebec River alone may have once exceeded 200,000 fish [...]

May 22, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide

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

News: Shrunken menhaden biomass promises problems

The politically powerful VA-based Omega Protein is primarily culpable for fishing menhaden down to dangerously low numbers, and for shrinking the species’ range to its epicenter in the Mid Atlantic [...]

May 1, 2015 FEATURE STORY, News, Slide

News: Can we limit the exploitation of the oceans in time?

Some ocean species are certainly overharvested, but even greater damage results from large-scale habitat loss, which is likely to accelerate [...]

January 26, 2015 News, RECENT, Slide