Posts Tagged ‘marine protected areas’

REEF FISHES Out of Africa: Part 1

Although relatively few aquarists know it, Kenya has been the site of a small-scale marine aquarium fishery supplying fishes, invertebrates, and—until recently—corals to the trade since the mid-1970s.

18 Jul 5:57 PM 0 Read More...

Open Season on Aquarium Fishermen in Hawaii

Mainland aquarists and those around the world may want to keep in mind that what happens in Hawaii may not necessarily stay in Hawaii.

31 Jan 11:35 AM 8 Read More...

Wild Blue Wilderness Found

The findings are prompting leading international marine scientists to call for the protection of more, large marine wilderness areas in a bid to shield the world’s dwindling stocks of fish from destruction.

25 Apr 1:39 PM 0 Read More...

Surprising Results from Hawaii’s Marine Protected Areas

A new study of MPAs on the West Coast of the island of Hawaii, a core region for aquarium collectors in the Aloha State, has turned up what the scientists call a “counterintuitive finding.”

23 Mar 3:57 PM 0 Read More...

Innocent Fish, Happy Fishermen

Big fish that have grown up in marine reserves don’t seem to know enough to avoid fishers armed with spear guns waiting outside the reserve. This, say researchers in a new paper, is good thing, both for native fishers and the greater good of fish populations.

14 Nov 2:59 PM 0 Read More...