Tuna Farming Articles

  • Nets That Save Fish - Ocean bycatch isn’t inevitable — it’s a design challenge.

    Six years ago, the Norwegian coast guard filmed a Scottish fishing vessel riding gray swells, dumping 5 metric tons of dead fish back into the North Sea. Over the European Union catch quota, and so unable to keep all the fish they’d caught, the fishermen had to ditch some. To the Norwegians, who aren’t ...


    By Ensia

  • Pacific fisheries need tech to track climate impact

    Climate change could benefit some Pacific fisheries, but tracking the success of adaptation needs effective monitoring, says Johann Bell. Climate change could derail plans by Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) to use ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Expanding marine protected areas to restore fisheries

    After World War II, accelerating population growth and steadily rising incomes drove the demand for seafood upward at a record pace. At the same time, advances in fishing technologies, including huge refrigerated processing ships that enabled trawlers to exploit distant oceans, enabled fishers to respond to the growing world demand. In response, the oceanic fish catch climbed from 19 million tons ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Alternative futures for Southern Bluefin Tuna

    This paper examines the outcomes of alternative management scenarios for the Southern Bluefin Tuna (SBT) fishery over the next 30 years. Two criteria are used to characterise outcomes: economic efficiency as measured by the present value of net benefits generated and conservation as measured by the predicted size of the spawning stock biomass in 20 years' time (SSB20). A bioeconomic model, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

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