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Fish for the Future: Fisheries Development and Food Security for Kiribati
The Republic of Kiribati is a vast South Pacific island group with one of the largest exclusive economic zones (EEZs) in the world. Kiribati waters support a wealth of marine fisheries activities, write Brooke Campbell and Quentin Hanich, WorldFish. ...
Jellyfish and Aquaculture Interactions: Last Year’s Irish Experience
Large jellyfish swarms occur naturally in our oceans but when in contact with a fish farm they can have severe consequences....
Large-Scale Assessment of Mediterranean Marine Protected Areas Effects on Fish Assemblages
In this study, Paolo Guidetti, Université de Nice Sophia-Antipolis, Italy, et al investigated the responses to protection of fish assemblages associated with shallow rocky reefs from Marine Protected Areas (MPAs) and areas open to fishing, across a wide...
Shellfish Aquaculture in Welsh Offshore Wind Farms – The Potential for Co-location
A shellfish aquaculture study regarding co-location with offshore wind farms (OWFs) has recently been completed for the SAGB. Originally developed by Mark Gray of the Sea Fish Industry Authority (Seafish) and James Wilson of Deepdock Ltd., this Welsh...
Occurrence of Antibiotic Resistance in Bacteria Isolated from Seawater Organisms Caught in Campania Region
Environmental contamination by pharmaceuticals is a public health concern: drugs administered to humans and animals are excreted with urine or faeces, writes Giorgio Smaldone et al, University of Naples, Italy....
Developing New Approaches to Global Stock Status Assessment and Fishery Production Potential of the Seas
Stock status is a key parameter for evaluating the sustainability of fishery resources and developing corresponding management plans. However, the majority of stocks are not assessed, often as a result of insufficient data and a lack of resources needed...
The Nutritional Benefits of Fish are Unique
The right to food implies sufficient food should be available and every person on this planet should have the means to access safe and nutritious food for a healthy life. The right to food is a fundamental human right protecting the right of every individual...
Economic Impacts of the Mississippi Seafood Industry
Rapid changes in the economic structure of the Mississippi commercial fishing and seafood-related industry were observed during the last decade. Local spending by both the harvesting and processing sectors declined due to changing internal and external...
Eight Proposals to Help Advance High Seas Recovery
The Global Oceans Commission sets out eight proposals to help advance high seas recovery in its latest report 'From Decline to Recovery A Rescue Package for the Global Ocean'....
Evaluating Methods for Setting Catch Limits in Data-limited Fisheries
The majority of global fish stocks lack adequate data to evaluate stock status using conventional stock assessment methods. This poses a challenge for the sustainable management of these stocks, writes Thomas R. Carruthers et al, University of British...
A Sheltered Start Breeds Evolutionary Success: Why the Urge to Find ‘Nemo’ has Helped Fish Diversify
New species are more likely to evolve if parents guard their offspring than if they allow them to drift away on ocean currents to make it on their own in the big deep blue....
Food Loss: Questions About the Amount and Causes Remain
Two-thirds of the 133 billion pounds (5.9 million tonnes) of food loss in the US in 2010 occurred in homes, restaurants and other place outside the home, and one-third occurred in grocery stores and other food retailers, according to a new report from...
Minimising and Managing the Impact of Fisheries on Marine Food Webs
Ecosystem-based fishery management (EBFM), also referred to as the ecosystem approach to fisheries (EAF), considers all the living and non-living components of a marine community when managing fisheries, reports the Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP)....
Fish Trade and Human Nutrition
The FAO paper from the 14th session of the Sub-Committee on Fish Trade reviews the role fish plays in human nutrition and looks at the impact fish trade might have on food security and nutrition. Fish is recognized as an excellent source of protein but...
Large-Scale Deployment of Fish Aggregation Devices Alters Environmentally-Based Migratory Behavior of Skipjack Tuna in the Western Pacific Ocean
Fish aggregation devices (FADs) have been used extensively in the tuna purse seine fishery since the 1980s. This long-term modification of natural habitat has generated discussions as to whether FADs impact movement patterns of tuna species. Xuefang Wang...
 
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