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Large Female Fish Play a Big Role in Replenishing Populations: Study
Diana Kwon | May 11, 2018
Bigger, older mothers produce disproportionately more eggs than their smaller counterparts do.
Study Finds Epigenetic Differences Between Hatchery-Raised and Wild-Born Salmon
Shawna Williams | Mar 1, 2018
The variation may help explain why stocked salmon don’t fare as well in the ocean.
World Leaders Create Antarctic Marine Reserve
Ben Andrew Henry | Oct 28, 2016
After years of negotiation, 24 nations and the European Union banded together to protect 1.55 million square kilometers of the Antarctic Ocean from commercial fishing.
Study: Small Fish Comforted By Big Predators
Tanya Lewis | Apr 28, 2016
Baby fish show fewer signs of stress in the presence of large fish that scare off midsize predators.
EU Reels in Subsidies for Ocean Fisheries
Bob Grant | Oct 25, 2013
The European Parliament rejected a proposal designed to fund the construction of new fishing boats, instead opting to fund a project that aims to curtail overfishing.
How Green Are Your Fish?
Edyta Zielinska | Aug 1, 2012
Farmed salmon may have more in common with their more expensive wild-caught counterparts than consumers are led to believe.
Can Fish Eco-Labeling be Trusted?
Jef Akst and Edyta Zielinska | May 14, 2012
Programs that provide sustainable certification for fisheries may be too generous with their accreditation.
Satellites Spy on Fish Farms
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 8, 2012
Scientists use Google Earth to fact check official reports of fish farming in the Mediterranean.
Early Warning Signs
Richard P. Grant | Oct 1, 2011
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