Half of undersized sole survive after being caught and discarded in the English east coast inshore otter trawl fishery, according to preliminary results of research conducted by Cefas scientists. Senior scientist Tom Catchpole provides an update on the survival of …
Senior Cefas scientist Tom Catchpole explains why fish are discarded back to the sea, and what happens to them.
Evidence is emerging that the devastating outbreaks of Vibrio disease recently witnessed in Latin America are linked to significant El Niño events. New research using the latest microbial and genomic tools is providing a fresh insight into how El Niño …
My last post described how both the UK (Cefas) and France (Ifremer) have been tagging sea bass with electronic data storage tags (DSTs). We’re doing this to learn about their behaviour and migration patterns.
Alternative metrics reveal the Cefas research that has received the most online attention during the past year.
Cefas, working in partnership with the Kuwait Environment Public Authority (KEPA), has just completed an extensive monitoring programme to assess the impact of sewage and industrial effluent discharged into Kuwait’s marine environment.
In a series of blog posts we will be showcasing some of the science recently published by Cefas scientists.
Mortalities in populations of edible cockles (Cerastoderma edule) have been reported across Europe in the past two decades from Spain, Portugal, France, Sweden and the Wadden Sea. Why are they happening?
The Pacific oyster is a popular aquaculture species, and I'm monitoring its distribution in Southampton and Poole.
Intertidal areas, such as estuaries, can be both important fisheries and key habitats for wildlife. During winter months, large flocks of wading birds (Order: Charadriiformes) gather to feed within estuaries.