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#fisheries

Fish in the Sahara? Yes, in the early Holocene

Animal remains at the Takarkori rock shelter suggest human occupants shifted to a more mammal-heavy diet over time, as aridity of the region increased.

19 Feb 2020 PLOS ONE

Ocean fish farming in tropics and sub-tropics most impacted by climate change: UBC study

Diners may soon find more farmed oysters and fewer Atlantic salmon on their plates as climate change warms Canada’s Pacific coast.

11 Feb 2020 Global Change Biology

Cuttlefish eat less for lunch when they know there’ll be shrimp for dinner

This capacity to make decisions based on future expectations reveals complex cognitive abilities.

5 Feb 2020 Biology Letters

Earth’s most biodiverse ecosystems face a perfect storm

The international team of researchers argue that only international action to decrease CO2 emissions can reverse this trend.

27 Jan 2020 Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B

Walking sharks discovered in the tropics

Future research would help researchers to better understand why the region was home to some of the greatest marine biodiversity on the planet.

26 Jan 2020 Marine and Freshwater Research

Researchers track down Australia’s ‘missing’ manta rays

The study is the first step towards understanding the connectivity of reef manta ray populations in Australia.

26 Jan 2020 Journal of Fish Biology

The wisdom of many nature users can produce a science-equivalent understanding of ecological relationships

Sustainable management of natural resources requires adequate scientific knowledge about complex relationships between human and natural systems.

14 Jan 2020 Nature Sustainability

Going big with marine conservation

A market-based approach with appropriate incentives can enable necessary large-scale marine conservation measures.

12 Jan 2020 Nature Sustainability

The effects of microplastics on organisms in coastal areas

Organisms were not able to detect or discriminate against ingesting microparticles with high levels of DDT.

8 Jan 2020 Limnology & Oceanography Letters

How fish fins evolved just before the transition to land

Research on fossilized fish from the late Devonian period, roughly 375 million years ago, details the evolution of fins as they began to transition into limbs fit for walking on land.

30 Dec 2019 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

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