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Tennessee program becomes first accredited wildlife and fisheries management concentration

The Society of American Foresters has granted accreditation to the wildlife and fisheries management concentration of study within the wildlife and fisheries science major in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. Show More Summary

Tennessee program becomes first accredited wildlife and fisheries management concentration

(University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture) The Society of American Foresters has granted accreditation to the wildlife and fisheries management concentration of study within the wildlife and fisheries science major in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at the University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture. Show More Summary

Simple rules can help fishery managers cope with ecological complexity

To successfully manage fisheries, factors in the environment that affect fish -- like food sources, predators and habitat -- should be considered as part of a holistic management plan. That approach is gaining traction in fisheries management,...Show More Summary

Simple rules can help fishery managers cope with ecological complexity

(University of Washington) A team of ecologists and economists are the first to test whether real-life ecological interactions produce economic benefits for the fishing industry. The results were published online Jan. 29 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Fish With Human-Like Teeth Found In Arizona Lake

An Arizona fisherman got a big surprise when he found a fish with human-like teeth on his hook. At first, he thought it was a piranha but later inspection by the fisheries manager at The Arizona Game and Fish Department revealed that...Show More Summary

Urban trout programs deliver great fishing close to home

More than a dozen small waters in the St. Louis metro area are managed as wintertime trout fisheries by the Missouri Department of Conservation.        

Statistical modeling helps fisheries managers remove invasive species

Reeling in a big fish and discovering it's a common carp is often a disappointing experience for anglers. "They're an invasive species," explained South Dakota State University fisheries scientist Michael Brown. One of the primary methods of reducing the abundance of such invasive species is to physically remove them from the lake, but timing is crucial.

Landmark Legislation to Benefit Anglers Advances in U.S. House

Congressman Garret Graves introduced H.R. 2023 to address the challenges facing recreational fishermen in the federal fisheries management system. This post Landmark Legislation to Benefit Anglers Advances in U.S. House appeared first on AmmoLand.com.

Seabed landscape crucial for fish conservation

Conservation and fisheries management strategies should take into account seabed landscape in order to maintain fish conservation.

Big changes could be coming to East Coast herring fishery

Federal fishing regulators are considering changing the way they manage one of the largest fisheries on the East Coast to better account for its impact on the environment and other … Click to Continue »

Plan to change New England ocean stewardship up for debate

The federal government is close to enacting new rules about New England ocean habitat that could mean dramatic changes for the way it manages the marine environment and fisheries. The … Click to Continue »

Data modelling is key to managing fisheries sustainably

Have you ever questioned the environmental or economic sustainability of the flathead you order from your local fish and chips shop? Do you know where it's from?

Op-Ed Contributor: How to Protect the Atlantic Fishery

3 months agoNews : NYTimes: News

The body that manages the fishing stock should adopt a more ecologically sensitive approach to a key part of the food chain.

Expanded bluefin tuna quotas could reverse recovery: scientists

Eastern Atlantic bluefin tuna's spectacular recovery will be reversed if the region's 51-nation fisheries management body embraces quota recommendations finalised late Friday by its scientific advisory panel, scientists at the meeting warned.

Plenty of fish in the sea? Not necessarily, as history shows

Australia has had tens of thousands of years of fisheries exploitation. That history reveals a staggering natural bounty, which has been alarmingly fragile without proper management. The current debate over the federal government's new draft marine park plans is the latest chapter of this story.

Endangered species petition for bluefin tuna rejected

Federal fisheries managers rejected a petition to list Pacific bluefin tuna as endangered this week, concluding that the species is stable, despite its historic low numbers.

Sen. Cassidy, Rep. Graves and Colleagues Propose a Better Way to Manage Gulf Red Snapper

7 months agoHobbies / Hunting : Hunting Life

August 1, 2017 (Washington, DC) – The recreational fishing and boating community today applauded the introduction of the RED SNAPPER Act, a bill to improve the way the recreational red snapper fishery is managed in the Gulf of Mexico. Show More Summary

Playing Catch: Northern Europe Fisheries Fleet Review

Record hauls of wild fish, an unprecedented return on farmed salmon, finance and subsidy garner new orders, new designs and emboldened suppliers. In Scandinavia, particularly Norway, rich, carefully managed fisheries raise just one question…

New research reveals ecosystem cascades affecting salmon

Interpreting relationships between species and their environments is crucial to inform ecosystem-based management (EBM), a priority for NOAA Fisheries. EBM recognizes the diverse interactions within an ecosystem—including human impacts—so NOAA Fisheries can consider resource tradeoffs that help protect and sustain productive ecosystems and the services they provide.

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