A new paper projects how warming ocean temperatures will affect the geographic distribution of 686 commercially important species around North America. Species migration and shifting home ranges have serious implications for natural resource management, particularly fisheries.
A few weeks ago in Puget Sound, a net pen used for farming Atlantic salmon broke and allowed over 150,000 salmon to escape. Fear of
Status of Global Fisheries Trends and the Role of Catch Reconstructions: Implications for Current Stock Levels
A paper by Pauly and Zeller published in January 2017, highlights and discusses four criticisms of the most recent release of the biannual State of
A recent paper by Helvey et al. 2017 brings up an interesting issue: fishery leakage. “Leakage” is used to describe the unintended displacement of ecosystem
Everyone seems to know that some fish stocks around the world are in trouble, with too much fishing pressure and abundance declining. But there are
Catch Shares, Stakeholder Values, and Management Objectives: a Comment by Michael Melnychuk The recent article by Ben Raines highlights several important issues for fisheries
Dr. Molly Lutcavage wrote a piece last week on Medium titled, Environmental Bullies, how conservation ideologues attack scientists who don’t agree with them. Though a