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Posts tagged fisheries

August 29, 2017

 

caviar

To Keep Sturgeon Sustainable, Farm And Fishery Work Together

Demand for seafood is rising but wild stocks aren't. A hatchery owner is hoping his model of responsible agriculture can keep fish on the menu and in the water.

August 17, 2017

 

yellowfin tuna

Some Tuna Can Carry Up To 36 Times The Toxic Chemicals Of Others

When it comes to pollutant levels, researchers now say where your tuna was caught can make a huge difference.

April 7, 2017

 

fisherman

The Race To Fish Slows Down

Catch shares allot fishermen a portion of the catch in advance, in hopes of keeping them from racing each other to sea, sometimes in risky climes.

February 16, 2017

 

anchovies

Most Of The Fish We Use For Fishmeal Could Feed Humans Instead

Currently, one-fourth of all fish caught globally goes to produce fishmeal and fish oil for farmed seafood, pigs and chickens.

December 14, 2016

 

fishing boat

Fishermen Team Up With Scientists To Make More Selective Net

A trawling experiment in the Gulf of Maine aims to scoop up abundant and profitable flatfish, while bypassing once plentiful but now depleted cod population.

July 14, 2016

 

Whole fresh anchovies are displayed

UN Warns World Is Reaching Peak Fish

A new UN report says 31.4 percent of worldwide fish stocks were caught at unsustainable levels in 2013.

January 14, 2016

 

Fish are raised in coastal net pens off the coast of Maine.

U.S. Approves Industrial Offshore Fish Farms

New rules clear the way for industrial fish farming in the Gulf of Mexico, a move environmental groups say would threaten an ecosystem already under siege.

August 21, 2015

 

Salmon swiming in an aquaculture pond

Fish Farming Still Saps Wild Fisheries

The farmed fish business is booming, but growing demand puts pressure on wild fisheries as fish farmers need to feed their increasing stock.

April 24, 2014

 

fisherman Jeff Smith with asian carp

Chinese Market Could Help Rid Rivers Of Invasive Asian Carp

A carp fishing industry is springing up along carp-infested U.S. waters and processors are exporting the U.S. problem fish to Chinese diners.

August 14, 2013

What'll They Think Of Next? 

A cobia caught on a line

Scientists Convert Meat-Eating Fish Into Vegans

Researchers have found the key to fish-free food for "black salmon," part of a global push for alternatives that could relieve pressure on taxed fisheries.

March 9, 2011

Sustainable Fish 

fish farm

New Labels Will Certify Sustainably-Farmed Seafood

New certification for fish farms may help consumers make more sustainable choices when buying seafood.

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