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Record number of young scallops in Mid-Atlantic

Record number of young scallops in Mid-Atlantic

Recent surveys reveal an unprecedented number of young scallops in two fishery management areas off the mid-Atlantic coast. The results bode well for the continued success of the commercial fishery.

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Diverse catches are better for fishery ecosystems

Diverse catches are better for fishery ecosystems

Fishing for a “balanced harvest” can achieve productive fisheries as well as environmental conservation, an international scientific team reports.

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Law that regulates shark fishery is too liberal, experts say

Law that regulates shark fishery is too liberal, experts say

Shark fins are worth more than other parts of the shark and are often removed from the body, which gets thrown back into the sea. To curtail this wasteful practice, many countries allow the fins to be landed detached from shark bodies, as long as their…

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Sardine fishery may be in peril

Sardine fishery may be in peril

| February 27, 2012

Conditions in northeast Pacific echo those related to collapse last century

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