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Members of the United States Navy and Ghana Navy inspect a vessel suspected of illegal fishing during a partnership exercise (USN) Posted on March 11, 2022 at 10:10 p.m. by China Ocean Dialogue [By Zubaida Mabuno Ismail] Among Ghana’s fishing communities, there is a …

Today, these sightings are recounted like in a history book. In the 1960s, the fish were federally listed as endangered, in part due to the construction of several dams. Hydroelectric dams have blocked spawning fish migrations, altered river flow, and churned cooler water downstream. The Colorado pikeminnows, which were unaccustomed to cooler waters, soon came …

Fish killing sites Following the impact of Hurricane Ida on August 29, LDWF staff estimate that approximately 280 million fish were killed in inland waters, covering approximately 1.8 million acres. LDWF staff strongly note that there is no way of knowing exactly how many fish were killed as a result of the …

LEADVILLE • At the end of a snowy road through willows and evergreens, a Victorian building emerges that looks like the home of royalty. Instead, it houses fish. “A lot of people are very, very surprised when they come here,” says Josh Homer. “They had no idea.” Josh Homer is the manager of Leadville National …

As climate change increases and the oceans warm, it could have a huge impact on the fishing industry due to the displacement of fish populations from one country’s waters to another, according to a new Canadian study. . In a study published Tuesday in the journal Global Change Biology, researchers from the University of British …

LEADVILLE • At the end of a snowy road through willows and evergreens, a Victorian building emerges that looks like the home of royalty. Instead, it houses fish. “A lot of people are very, very surprised when they come here,” says Josh Homer. “They had no idea.” Josh Homer is the manager of Leadville National …

ST. GEORGE — Teams of volunteer biologists and anglers recently concluded Lake Powell’s annual fish survey, and their early results reflect a year of extremely poor water. Aquatic biologist Nic Braithwaite sorts nets on a boat driven by Richard Hepworth, aquatics manager for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources Southern Region office, Lake Powell, Utah, …

LDWF initiated a project to study the severe declines in submerged aquatic vegetation at the Toledo Bend Reservoir. Vegetation that historically served as beneficial habitat for fish populations in the lake has not recovered after record flooding in 2016 and 2017. Experimental exclosures (structures designed to keep animals out of a designated area), unfenced …

Indonesia assesses populations of commercially valuable fish in all of its waters with the aim of improving the sustainable management of one of the world’s largest fisheries. The country’s Ministry of Fisheries is carrying out population health assessments in the archipelago’s 11 fishing areas. The results should help decision makers identify areas where fish populations …

Indonesia assesses the health of its marine fisheries in 11 fishing zones across the country. The assessment is expected to help policymakers create a more sustainable and better planned marine capture fishery model to be applied in all fishing areas in the country. Indonesia is one of the world’s largest producers of marine capture fisheries …

Efforts to reduce fishing effort on species like herring and menhaden in the name of “extra precautionary management” in most cases, new study finds unlikely to deliver additional benefits for the stocks of predatory species that eat them. “Our results indicate that predator productivity was rarely influenced by the abundance of their forage fish prey,” …

In 2019, the world’s oceans took a dubious step forward. According to two major sources, the National Environmental Information Centers of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the Beijing Institute for Atmospheric Physics, the world’s oceans are warmer than they have been in 65 years of recording . And, according to nonprofit Climate Central …

Note: This article was updated on June 28, 2018 after the House of Representatives postponed a vote on the legislation, and the number of groups and individuals opposing the bill has increased. In the coming weeks, the House of Representatives is expected to vote on a bill that would undermine a law that significantly affects …