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Shared management, communication key to success in fisheries

Intertidal ecosystems and the small-scale fisheries they support are an important part of coastal economies, environments, and cultures. Globally, fisheries such as the soft-shell...

Fish body shape holds key to make fishery management cheaper, easier

A simple body-shape analysis can reveal what part of the ocean a fish came from, according to a new study from Smithsonian scientists working...

Thousands of turtles netted off South America

Tens of thousands of sea turtles are caught each year by small-scale fishers off South America's Pacific coast, new research shows. Surveys at 43 harbours...