Environmental effects of fishing
The environmental impact of fishing includes issues such as the availability of fish, overfishing, fisheries, and fisheries management; and issues around the impact of fishing on other elements of the...
Environmental effects of fishing - Wikipedia
Squids And Octopuses — The ‘Weeds Of The Sea’ — Are On The Rise
While humans were busy wrecking the ocean, cephalopods were taking advantage. I for one welcome our cephalopod overlords. The number of cephalopods — squid, octopus and other squishy sea aliens — has ...
Taming the Wild Tuna
Not long ago, full farming of tuna was considered impossible. Now the business is beginning to take off, as part of a broader revolution in aquaculture that is radically changing the world’s food supp...
Dynamite fishing
Blast fishing or dynamite fishing is the practice of using explosives to stun or kill schools of fish for easy collection. This often illegal practice can be extremely destructive to the surrounding e...
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Cyanide fishing
Cyanide fishing is a method of collecting live fish mainly for use in aquariums, which involves spraying a sodium cyanide mixture into the desired fish's habitat in order to stun the fish. The practic...
Bottom trawling
Bottom trawling is trawling (towing a trawl, which is a fishing net) along the sea floor. It is also referred to as "dragging". The scientific community divides bottom trawling into benthic trawling a...
Bottom trawling - Wikipedia
Overfishing
Overfishing is a form of overexploitation where fish stocks are reduced to below acceptable levels. Overfishing can occur in water bodies of any size, such as ponds, rivers, lakes or oceans, and can r...
Overfishing - Wikipedia
By-catch
In the fishing industry, a bycatch is a fish or other marine species that is caught unintentionally while catching certain target species and target sizes of fish, crabs etc. Bycatch is either of a di...
By-catch - Wikipedia
Fisheries management
Fisheries management draws on fisheries science in order to find ways to protect fishery resources so sustainable exploitation is possible. Modern fisheries management is often referred to as a gover...
Fish farming
Fish farming or pisciculture is the principal form of aquaculture, while other methods may fall under mariculture. Fish farming involves raising fish commercially in tanks or enclosures, usually for f...
Fish farming - Wikipedia
Squids And Octopuses — The ‘Weeds Of The Sea’ — Are On The Rise
While humans were busy wrecking the ocean, cephalopods were taking advantage. I for one welcome our cephalopod overlords. The number of cephalopods — squid, octopus and other squishy sea aliens — has ...
Taming the Wild Tuna
Not long ago, full farming of tuna was considered impossible. Now the business is beginning to take off, as part of a broader revolution in aquaculture that is radically changing the world’s food supp...
Longline fishing
Longline fishing is a commercial fishing technique. It uses a long line, called the main line, with baited hooks attached at intervals by means of branch lines called snoods (or gangions). A snood is ...
Longline fishing - Wikipedia
Marine conservation
Marine conservation, also known as marine resources conservation, is the protection and preservation of ecosystems in oceans and seas. Marine conservation focuses on limiting human-caused damage to ma...
Marine conservation - Wikipedia
Population dynamics of fisheries
A fishery is an area with an associated fish or aquatic population which is harvested for its commercial or recreational value. Fisheries can be wild or farmed. Population dynamics describes the ways ...
Population dynamics of fisheries - Wikipedia
Individual transferable quota
Individual fishing quotas (IFQs) also known as "individual transferable quotas" are one kind of catch share, a means by which many governments regulate fishing. The regulator sets a species-specific t...
Aquaculture of salmon
The aquaculture of salmonids is the farming and harvesting of salmonids under controlled conditions for both commercial and recreational purposes. Salmonids (particularly salmon and steelhead), along ...
Aquaculture of salmon - Wikipedia
Copper alloys in aquaculture
Recently, copper alloys have become important netting materials in aquaculture (the farming of aquatic organisms including fish farming). Various other materials including nylon, polyester, polypropyl...
Copper alloys in aquaculture - Wikipedia
Ecosystem-based management
Ecosystem-based management is an environmental management approach that recognizes the full array of interactions within an ecosystem, including humans, rather than considering single issues, species,...