Mackerel back on the Fish to Eat listWorld Fishing | 16 May 2013
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) has upgraded European and Norwegian mackerel to a yellow 'three' rating on its Fish to Eat List, meaning people can eat it occasionally without endangering the species.
Climate change has impacted global fisheries for decadesSea Around Us | 15 May 2013
A new paper from the Sea Around Us Project published in the journal Nature reveals that warmer ocean temperatures are driving marine species towards cooler, deeper waters, and this in turn, has affected global fisheries catches.
Groundbreaking video technology to improve stock surveysWorld Fishing | 14 May 2013
A new method of using video data collection to improve groundfish and flat fish stock surveys has been developed, which is showing promise to improve accuracy by increasing spatial coverage and to allow the conducting of surveys without fish mortality.
Europe agrees sanctions on herringfishupdate.com | 14 May 2013
Sanctions to conserve herring stocks and help protect the livelihoods of Scottish fishermen have been outlined by EU Commission.
Herring sanctions plan welcomedfishupdate.com | 14 May 2013
On Monday's (13 May) European Union Fish Council meeting in Brussels, the EC outlined a scheme to impose sanctions against the Faroes for its over-fishing of herring.
Greenpeace attacks IOTC effortsWorld Fishing | 13 May 2013
Greenpeace International has accused the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) of lacking in action to halt the decline of the region's vulnerable tuna and taking measures to protect sharks.
EU fish stocks continue to sufferWorld Fishing | 13 May 2013
The World Wildlife Fund's (WWF) new scientific analysis has revealed that the recovery of overfished European fish stocks could take more than 100 years under the current EU proposals.
Fishing capacity in Indian OceanWorld Fishing | 08 May 2013
Greenpeace International has released a report, presented to delegates attending the Indian Ocean Tuna Commission (IOTC) in Mauritius last week, highlighting the lack of data on fishing capacity in the Indian Ocean.
New report links illegal fishing to seafood fraudfishupdate.com | 08 May 2013
Oceana, the ocean conservation organisation, has released a new report finding that illegal, unregulated and unreported (IUU) fishing leads to seafood fraud and threatens fishing economies, seafood consumers and vulnerable marine species on a global scale.
Seafood Safety and PolicyWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution | 07 May 2013
Part 6 of an eight-part series on the impact of Fukushima on the ocean and human health
Valuable US stocks rebuiltWorld Fishing | 07 May 2013
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) 2012 annual report to Congress on the status of US fish stocks reveals that a number of valuable American species have successfully been rebuilt.
22% extra for 'line caught'World Fishing | 07 May 2013
A Nofima project has found that UK customers are willing to pay up to 22% extra for frozen cod or haddock if the product is marked 'line caught'.
Tale of the TunaWoods Hole Oceanographic Institution | 06 May 2013
Part 5 of an eight-part series on the impact of Fukushima on the ocean and human health. One species that has become emblematic of the disaster is a shimmering giant: the Pacific bluefin tuna.
Health defects found in fish exposed to Deepwater Horizon oil spillEurekAlert | 02 May 2013
(University of California - Davis) Three years after the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, crude oil toxicity continues to sicken a sentinel Gulf Coast fish species, according to new findings from a research team that includes a University of California, Davis, scientist.