AN UNDERSEA REVIVAL
- Time and tough decisions needed to recover overfished stocks. // Professional Fisherman;Oct2003, Vol. 25 Issue 12, p10
Reports on the challenges involved in the restoration of overfished stocks in Australian waters.
- Throw the big 'uns back in the sea. Hecht, Jeff // New Scientist;7/13/2002, Vol. 175 Issue 2351, p21
Explains the need to throw back big fishes in the sea to maintain fish population. Study conducted at the Stony Brook University in New York; Comparison of fish population biomass; Selection of pressure for slower growing fishes.
- Dreams as big as an ocean. Holmes, Bob // New Scientist;08/30/97, Vol. 155 Issue 2097, p20
Focuses on conservation biologists' warning that marine ecosystems and fish stocks may decline unless a fifth of the world's oceans are protected. Circulation of a statement on the Internet calling all nations to set aside 20 percent of the ocean's total area by 2020; Countries which have made...
- Fisheries science: All at sea when it comes to politics? Masood, Ehsan // Nature;3/13/1997, Vol. 386 Issue 6621, p105
Reports on the crisis facing world fish stocks by 1997. The predictions of future projections; The warnings of scientists about the dangers of overfishing; The presence in developed nations of powerful fishing industry lobbies; The seeming irrelevance of the advice; The complexity of the...
- Catch and Exterminate. McManus, Reed // Sierra;Mar/Apr2005, Vol. 90 Issue 2, p17
Provides information on the Exotic Fishing Tournament sponsored by the Native Fish Conservancy (NFC) in the U.S. in April 2005. Goal of the tournament; Impact of the emergence of exotic fishes on the food supply of existing fish populations; Approach to invasive fishes urged by the NFC.
- High self-recruitment levels in a Mediterranean littoral fish population revealed by microsatellite markers. Carreras-Carbonell, Josep; Macpherson, Enrique; Pascual, Marta // Marine Biology;May2007, Vol. 151 Issue 2, p719
Self-recruitment rates are essential parameters in the estimation of connectivity among populations, having important consequences in marine conservation biology. Using ten highly polymorphic microsatellite loci, we estimate, over 3 years, the self-recruitment in a population of Tripterygion...
- Preventing overexploitation of migratory fish stocks: the efficacy of marine protected areas in a stochastic environment. West, Christopher D.; Dytham, Calvin; Righton, David; Pitchford, Jonathan W. // ICES Journal of Marine Science / Journal du Conseil;Oct2009, Vol. 66 Issue 9, p1919
West, C. D., Dytham, C., Righton, D., and Pitchford, J.W. 2009. Preventing overexploitation of migratory fish stocks: the efficacy of marine protected areas in a stochastic environment. � ICES Journal of Marine Science, 66: 1919�1930.Marine protected areas (MPAs) have been widely proposed...
- MARINE PARKS MISPLACED. // Australasian Science;Oct2008, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p4
This article reports on a study of marine no-take areas (NTAs) in the Indian Ocean. Conducted by Nick Graham and Shaun Wilson of the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, the study found that NTAs may be effective at preserving fish stocks but are...
- Marine reserves working. // Australian Geographic;Jul-Sep2005, Issue 79, p10
The article focuses on the increase in the fish population in marine reserves sponsored by Australian Geographic Society in Australia. Researcher Mat Vanderklift of the Strategic Research Fund for the Marine Environment has been documenting numbers of fish and rock lobster in the 17-year-old...