Climate change is causing a tropicalisation of areas of our oceans that were previously temperate, and coral reef herbivores are starting to move south, say Australian and international researchers.
As the world faces increasing pressures to conserve vulnerable ocean environments while also meeting a growing demand for protein, a new study has identified the parts of the globe with the strongest potential for development of commercial shellfish and seaweed aquaculture. The locations highlighted are…
Understanding the impact of modern fishing techniques is critical to ensure the sustainability of the Western and Central Pacific Ocean (WCPO) tuna fishery – the largest tuna fishery in the world that accounts for 55% of the total tropical tuna catch and provides up to…
Millions of people are suffering from malnutrition despite some of the most nutritious fish species in the world being caught near their homes, according to new research published in the journal Nature.
Wider, appropriate and long-term application of genetic improvement in aquaculture, with a focus on selective breeding, will help boost food production to meet a projected increase in demand for fish and fish products with relatively little extra feed, land, water and other inputs, according to…
A new study led by The University of Western Australia and the Centre of Advanced Studies of Blanes in Spain has found that sea urchins’ fear of predators plays a key role in the health of underwater forests, which are declining globally.