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Vast marine protected area 'boosts tuna stocks'

A huge marine reserve in the Pacific Ocean has benefits for both fish and fishers, scientists say.
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Eco-label increases how many sea lice can be on certified “farmed responsibly” salmon

The Aquaculture Stewardship Council’s new standard means up to 1,550 per cent more parasites can live on the fish.
Offshore wind farms could reduce Atlantic City’s surfclam fishery
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Offshore wind farms could reduce Atlantic City’s surfclam fishery revenue up to 25%, Rutgers study suggests

The Atlantic surfclam industry generates about $30 million in yearly revenue. But a new study shows offshore wind development planned for the Jersey coast could cut that income up to 25%.
Chesapeake Bay marine food web

What feeds the fish in the Chesapeake Bay?

Aquatic forage species — the small fish, worms and other out-of-sight species that feed all the others — are the lifeblood of the Chesapeake Bay.

How overfishing threatens the world's oceans—and why it could end in catastrophe

How overfishing threatens the world's oceans—and why it could end in catastrophe

Decades of harvesting the seas have disrupted the delicate balance of marine ecosystems—despite global efforts to mitigate the damage.

Ocean warming changing N.B.'s fishing grounds

Ocean warming is changing N.B.'s fishing grounds. Will fishermen adapt?

Fishing communities in southwestern New Brunswick are trying to figure out how to use a decade of alarming science reports to get ready for the future. 
small-scale kelp fishery

Farming kelp the Heiltsuk way

New research braids Indigenous knowledge with Western science to demonstrate the sustainability of a small-scale kelp fishery.
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