RMIT researchers are working with Australia’s tuna industry to develop a test for two parasites that threaten ranched stocks of Southern Bluefin Tuna.
A five-year, $50-million Global Environment Facility (GEF)-funded program rolled out by FAO and partners has made remarkable progress in protecting international waters’ biodiversity by rendering fishing in these waters less harmful to several marine species, including sea turtles and tuna.
‘No-take’ marine reserves – where fishing is banned – can reverse the decline in the world’s coral reef shark populations caused by overfishing, according to an Australian study.
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…