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Fisheries News
August 12, 2020

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Long-Term Human Impacts on Reef Fish

In a new study investigating human impacts on resource fish biomass on the Island of Hawai'i, researchers observed an alarming 45% decrease in fish biomass over a decade of surveys. The scientists ...

How the Zebrafish Got Its Stripes

Animal patterns are a source of endless fascination, and now researchers have worked out how zebrafish develop their ...

Boats and Ships Leave Baby Reef Fish Vulnerable to Predators

Scientists say the noise from boats and ships slows down the activity of baby fish on coral reefs, which leaves them more vulnerable to their ...

Popular Seafood Species in Sharp Decline Around the World

The first-ever global study of long-term trends in the population biomass of exploited marine fish and invertebrates for all coastal areas on the ...
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How Fish Stocks Will Change in Warming Seas

New research out today highlights the future effects of climate change on important fish stocks for south-west UK ...

First Record of Invasive Shell-Boring Worm in the Wadden Sea Means Trouble for Oyster

n October 2014, the suspicion arose that the parasite worm Polydora websteri had found its way to the Wadden Sea. Researchers now confirm that they have found the shell-borer in oysters near Sylt and ...

Angels in Disguise: Angelfishes Hybridize More Than Any Other Coral Reef Species

A new study highlights the remarkably high incidence of and tendency toward hybridization in the angelfish family (even between divergent species), more so than in any other group of coral reef ...

Strategy for Sustainable Aquaculture, the World's Fastest Growing Food Sector

As the population grows, and the global standard of living improves, humanity's appetite for seafood is increasing. In 2020 seafood consumption reached an all-time high, with an average of 20kg ...

Eavesdropping on Trout Building Their Nests

Steelhead trout stirring up the sediment of the river bed were detected by seismic sensors. Researchers have used geophones to analyze the trout's nest-building process in ...

Ultra-Black Skin Allows Some Fish to Lurk Unseen

Scientists report that at least 16 species of deep-sea fish have evolved ultra-black skin that absorbs more than 99.5% of the light that hits them, making them nearly impossible to pick out from the ...

Fish Reef Domes a Boon for Environment, Recreational Fishing

Humanmade reefs can be used in conjunction with the restoration or protection of natural habitat to increase fish abundance in estuaries, researchers have ...

Predation by Caspian Terns on Young Steelhead Means Fewer Return as Adults

Caspian terns feeding on young fish have a significant impact on runs of steelhead in the Columbia River, new research ...

Social Media Inspired Models Show Winter Warming Hits Fish Stocks

Mathematical modelling inspired by social media is identifying the significant impacts of warming seas on the world's ...

Extraordinary Regeneration of Neurons in Zebrafish

Biologists have discovered a uniquely rapid form of regeneration in injured neurons and their function in the central nervous system of zebrafish. They studies the Mauthner cells, which are solely ...

Scientists Urge Caution, Further Assessment of Ecological Impacts Above Deep Sea Mining

A new study argues that deep-sea mining poses significant risks, not only to the area immediately surrounding mining operations but also to the water hundreds to thousands of feet above the seafloor, ...

Scientists Trace the Origin of Our Teeth from the Most Primitive Jawed Fish

Scientists have digitally 'dissected', for the first time, the most primitive jawed fish fossils with teeth found near Prague more than 100 years ago. The results show that their teeth have ...

Born to Be a Cannibal: Genes for Feeding Behavior in Mandarin Fish Identified

Some mandarin fish species (Sinipercidae) are pure fish-eaters, which feed exclusively on living juvenile fish - also of their own species. A research team has described the genome of four mandarin ...

Fishing for a Theory of Emergent Behavior

Researchers quantified the collective action of small schools of fish using information theory. They found that groups of three act very differently compared with groups of just two. This work may ...

Evolutionary Biologists Find Several Fish Adapt in the Same Way to Toxic Water

Several species of fish have adapted to harsh environments using the same mechanism, which brings to question evolutionary chance, according to a new ...

Nutrients in Microalgae: An Environmentally Friendly Alternative to Fish

Microalgae could provide an alternative source of healthy omega-3 fatty acids for humans while also being more environmentally friendly to produce than popular fish species. The study offers an ...

Rising Water Temperatures Could Endanger the Mating of Many Fish Species

In a new meta-study, experts have published ground-breaking findings on the effects of climate change for fish stock around the ...

Study Confirms Ultra Music Festival Likely Stressful to Fish

A new study found that the Ultra Music Festival was likely stressful to ...

Research Reveals Fishing Pressures Affect Tropical and Temperate Reefs Differently

An international team of researchers focused on what can happen to ocean ecosystems when fishing pressure increases or decreases, and how this differs between tropical to temperate marine ecosystems. ...

Maryland Offshore Wind Farm Could Become Stop-Over for Migrating Sturgeon, Striped Bass

For the endangered Atlantic sturgeon and the commercially important striped bass, the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia coastal shelf serves as an important spring and fall migratory route. Researchers ...

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