Competition for fish between seals, birds and humans

In Sweden and in other parts of Europe there are concerns that seals and birds compete with humans for fish resources. For the Baltic...

Researchers provide fisheries a solution to overharvesting

There are fewer fish in the sea - literally. Consumer demand and inadequate scientific information has led to overharvesting, reducing fish species and fish stocks...

Helping managers assess the health of fish species

  A major study by researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science shows that many diverse species of Chesapeake Bay fishes—whether they eat zooplankton,...

Habitat restoration can benefit oyster populations

Marine protected areas can potentially subsidize harvested oyster populations via larval spillover -- however, spillover benefits can only be realized if harvested areas contain...