This is a guest post by Kirstin Holsman, who works on developing quantitative methods for ecosystem-based fisheries management and methods to assess and manage for climate-change…View More Spurious correlations: How Alaskan pollock predict a Seahawks Super Bowl win!
I loves me some metrics. That’s why I’m addicted to this new PLoS ONE paper, published by Trevor Branch at the University of Washington. Also,…View More Media hype gets you more citations? Well, it did for this fisheries paper.
I only eat anchovies with Caesar salad, and am rather fond of the tiny fish that add a bit of strong flavor to the romaine…View More How to eat sardines sustainably
Shark finning is the capture of sharks expressly for the removal of their fins, which are used to make shark fin soup, a popular status…View More A San Diego 5th grader is trying to end shark finning, will you help?
The contradictions of the reality TV show Wicked Tuna, which follows fishers out of Gloucester, Massachusetts, as they use hook-and-line to catch bluefin tuna, are…View More A wicked bad idear: National Geographic hunts bluefin tuna for entertainment
Two weeks ago I wrote about southeast Asian fishermen, mostly from Cambodia, being forced to work Thai and South Korean fishing vessels. Men are promised…View More “Product of Thailand” Could Be Result of Slave Labor
While some think that being a marine scientist is somehow more elitist than being a fisherman, they can’t be further from the truth. As a…View More Sweeping Fishermen’s Human Rights Under the Rug
Eric Heupel is a graduate student at University of Connecticut in Oceanography. He keeps a personal blog at Eclectic Echoes and Larval Images, and used…View More Scientist in Residence: Is It Time to Relax Fishing Regulations?
Anthropogenic climate change has been hypothesized for centuries (discussed in Le Treut 2007) before the careful measurements of scientists in the mid-20th century. From 1833…View More From the Editor’s Desk: The Grand Challenge of Ocean Acidification and Fisheries
The domestic fish catching sector has remained stable and in good order as a result of improved structure of fishing vessels. Deep-sea fishing has continued…View More Deep-Sea fisheries increasing in China