Go to any stretch of shoreline and you are likely to see people fishing, but have you ever wondered about how many people fish, how much they spend, or if they have any impact on the environment? Some people might …
As a fisheries scientist, I believe that there is a need to consider the wider role of ecosystem processes in sustainable management of the marine environment – not looking at a single species or process in isolation. My team and …
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 …
Millions of people enjoy seafood. But achieving food security remains a significant and ongoing challenge for society.
Alternative metrics reveal the Cefas research that has received the most online attention during the past year.
In a series of blog posts we will be showcasing some of the science recently published by Cefas scientists.
The Cefas Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) have recently produced a new guidance leaflet “Koi herpesvirus disease and your fishery”. The leaflet is intended for carp fishery owners, is available to download from the Angling Trust, and is reproduced here.
The Fish Health Inspectorate (FHI) strive to provide all of our customers with excellent service. To check if we are achieving this, we seek regular feedback from our stakeholders by using customer surveys.
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.
It was January and therefore traditionally the time for a survey of fish stocks around the island of South Georgia, in the Southern Ocean.