To protect the health of our seas and oceans, we need to understand the level and impact of human pressures, such as fisheries, contaminants and eutrophication.
Below are the best announcements over the last quarter from across the international aquaculture industry and government bodies.
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.
The Environment Agency (EA) National Fisheries Services are leading the way in the UK developing tools and techniques to contain, control and eradicate high risk invasive non-native fish species The topmouth gudgeon Pseudorasbora parva, is a small non-native coarse fish …
Marine non-indigenous species (NIS) impact wild and farmed shellfish, as they are species which have been introduced into locations outside their natural range.
European aquaculture production data is collected under EC Regulation (No) 762/2008 and is publicly available on the Eurostat database.
To keep up with publication trends, Finfish News and Shellfish News are being refreshed. They will now be published on this blog, where each item will be a standalone post.
It was January and therefore traditionally the time for a survey of fish stocks around the island of South Georgia, in the Southern Ocean.
This Parliament ends on 30 March. Between then and the general election on 7 May is the pre-election period and the Civil Service communicates less, in line with the General Election Guidance. So you won't seeing any new posts from …
Since our last post, our scientists have been busy with outreach activity. On 24 February, our “All about that bass” presentation was delivered to a packed house of fishers and other stakeholders at the Seafood Cornwall Training Hub in Newlyn.
Marine science relationships between young scientists from the UK and Colombia have been developed and strengthened at a recent British Council funded workshop.