Marine ecologists have shown for the first time that tiny fish larvae can drift with ocean currents and "re-seed" fish stocks significant distances away -- more than 100 miles in a new study from Hawaii.
A sperm whale. (Photo: Oceana / Juan Cuetos) The Pacific Fishery Management Council recently made a historic move by voting to clean up the California swordfish drift gillnet fishery—one of the dirtiest U.S. fisheries for bycatch. Read Post
– Marine Biologists from Kiel demonstrate impact on fish larvae – December 11, 2011 / Kiel. Fish stocks are not only threatened by over-fishing. An international research group led by the Leibniz Institute of Marine Sciences (IFM-GE... Read Post
Children of baby boomers aren't the only ones who have taken to setting up home far from where their parents live. A new study documents how larval dispersal connects marine fish populations in a network of marine protected areas --... Read Post