fisheries

Summary

Summary: Places for cultivation and harvesting of fish, particularly in sea waters. (from McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Confronting the coral reef crisis
    D R Bellwood
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, Dept of Marine Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Nature 429:827-33. 2004
  2. ncbi Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services
    Boris Worm
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 314:787-90. 2006
  3. ncbi A global map of human impact on marine ecosystems
    Benjamin S Halpern
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Science 319:948-52. 2008
  4. ncbi Rebuilding global fisheries
    Boris Worm
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Science 325:578-85. 2009
  5. ncbi Larval export from marine reserves and the recruitment benefit for fish and fisheries
    Hugo B Harrison
    School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 22:1023-8. 2012
  6. ncbi Climate change and distribution shifts in marine fishes
    Allison L Perry
    Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Science 308:1912-5. 2005
  7. ncbi Cascading effects of the loss of apex predatory sharks from a coastal ocean
    Ransom A Myers
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Science 315:1846-50. 2007
  8. ncbi Towards sustainability in world fisheries
    Daniel Pauly
    Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Nature 418:689-95. 2002
  9. ncbi Genetic effects of captive breeding cause a rapid, cumulative fitness decline in the wild
    Hitoshi Araki
    Department of Zoology, 3029 Cordley Hall, Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Science 318:100-3. 2007
  10. ncbi Status and solutions for the world's unassessed fisheries
    Christopher Costello
    Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Science 338:517-20. 2012

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  1. ncbi Confronting the coral reef crisis
    D R Bellwood
    Centre for Coral Reef Biodiversity, Dept of Marine Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Nature 429:827-33. 2004
    ..These findings have profound implications for restoration of degraded reefs, management of fisheries, and the focus on marine protected areas and biodiversity hotspots as priorities for conservation.
  2. ncbi Impacts of biodiversity loss on ocean ecosystem services
    Boris Worm
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Science 314:787-90. 2006
    ..We analyzed local experiments, long-term regional time series, and global fisheries data to test how biodiversity loss affects marine ecosystem services across temporal and spatial scales...
  3. ncbi A global map of human impact on marine ecosystems
    Benjamin S Halpern
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, 735 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Science 319:948-52. 2008
    ....
  4. ncbi Rebuilding global fisheries
    Boris Worm
    Biology Department, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Science 325:578-85. 2009
    After a long history of overexploitation, increasing efforts to restore marine ecosystems and rebuild fisheries are under way. Here, we analyze current trends from a fisheries and conservation perspective...
  5. ncbi Larval export from marine reserves and the recruitment benefit for fish and fisheries
    Hugo B Harrison
    School of Marine and Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Curr Biol 22:1023-8. 2012
    Marine reserves, areas closed to all forms of fishing, continue to be advocated and implemented to supplement fisheries and conserve populations...
  6. ncbi Climate change and distribution shifts in marine fishes
    Allison L Perry
    Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
    Science 308:1912-5. 2005
    ..Further temperature rises are likely to have profound impacts on commercial fisheries through continued shifts in distribution and alterations in community interactions.
  7. ncbi Cascading effects of the loss of apex predatory sharks from a coastal ocean
    Ransom A Myers
    Department of Biology, Dalhousie University, 1355 Oxford Street, Halifax, NS B3H 4J1, Canada
    Science 315:1846-50. 2007
    ..Analogous top-down effects may be a predictable consequence of eliminating entire functional groups of predators...
  8. ncbi Towards sustainability in world fisheries
    Daniel Pauly
    Fisheries Centre, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Nature 418:689-95. 2002
    b>Fisheries have rarely been 'sustainable'. Rather, fishing has induced serial depletions, long masked by improved technology, geographic expansion and exploitation of previously spurned species lower in the food web...
  9. ncbi Genetic effects of captive breeding cause a rapid, cumulative fitness decline in the wild
    Hitoshi Araki
    Department of Zoology, 3029 Cordley Hall, Oregon State University Corvallis, OR 97331, USA
    Science 318:100-3. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Status and solutions for the world's unassessed fisheries
    Christopher Costello
    Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Science 338:517-20. 2012
    Recent reports suggest that many well-assessed fisheries in developed countries are moving toward sustainability...
  11. ncbi Marine reserves: fish life history and ecological traits matter
    J Claudet
    Laboratory of Marine Biology and Zoology, DiSTeBA, University of Salento, 1 73100 Lecce, Italy
    Ecol Appl 20:830-9. 2010
    ..The use of marine reserves for marine conservation and fisheries management implies that they should ensure protection for a wide range of species with different life-history ..
  12. ncbi A review of the biology, fisheries and conservation of the whale shark Rhincodon typus
    D Rowat
    Marine Conservation Society Seychelles, P O Box 1299, Victoria, MAHE, Seychelles
    J Fish Biol 80:1019-56. 2012
    ..Simultaneously, there was a great expansion in targeted R. typus fisheries to supply the Asian restaurant trade, as well as a largely un-quantified by-catch of the species in purse-seine ..
  13. pmc Interaction strength combinations and the overfishing of a marine food web
    Jordi Bascompte
    Integrative Ecology Group, Estacion Biologica de Donana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Apartado Postal 1056, E 41080 Seville, Spain
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:5443-7. 2005
    ..However, fishing selectively removes predators that are overrepresented in strongly interacting chains. Hence, the potential for strong community-wide effects remains a threat...
  14. ncbi Marine reserves: size and age do matter
    Joachim Claudet
    Centre of Tropical and Mediterranean Biology and Ecology, EPHE CNRS UMR 5244, University of Perpignan, 66860 Perpignan Cedex, France
    Ecol Lett 11:481-9. 2008
    ..The reserve size-dependency of the response to protection has strong implications for the spatial management of coastal areas because marine reserves are used for spatial zoning...
  15. pmc Effects of parasites from salmon farms on productivity of wild salmon
    Martin Krkosek
    Department of Zoology, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:14700-4. 2011
    ..These results reconcile the contradictory findings of previous studies and suggest that management and policy measures designed to protect wild salmon from sea lice should yield conservation and fishery benefits...
  16. ncbi Contrasting global trends in marine fishery status obtained from catches and from stock assessments
    Trevor A Branch
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Box 355020, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Conserv Biol 25:777-86. 2011
    There are differences in perception of the status of fisheries around the world that may partly stem from how data on trends in catches over time have been used...
  17. ncbi Generic genetic differences between farmed and wild Atlantic salmon identified from a 7K SNP-chip
    Sten Karlsson
    Nofima Marine, Arboretveien, As, Norway
    Mol Ecol Resour 11:247-53. 2011
    Genetic interactions between farmed and wild conspecifics are of special concern in fisheries where large numbers of domesticated individuals are released into the wild...
  18. pmc Biocomplexity and fisheries sustainability
    Ray Hilborn
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 5020, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:6564-8. 2003
    ....
  19. ncbi Ecology. Ecosystem-based fishery management
    E K Pikitch
    Pew Institute for Ocean Science, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science RSMAS, University of Miami, New York, NY 10022, USA
    Science 305:346-7. 2004
  20. pmc Temporal change in genetic integrity suggests loss of local adaptation in a wild Atlantic salmon (Salmo salar) population following introgression by farmed escapees
    V Bourret
    Departement de Biologie, Institut de Biologie Intégrative et des Systèmes, Universite Laval, Quebec, Canada
    Heredity (Edinb) 106:500-10. 2011
    ....
  21. ncbi Fishing elevates variability in the abundance of exploited species
    Chih Hao Hsieh
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093 0202, USA
    Nature 443:859-62. 2006
    ..effects of environmental variability from the impacts of fishing has been elusive, but is essential for sound fisheries management...
  22. pmc The spatial expansion and ecological footprint of fisheries (1950 to present)
    Wilf Swartz
    Sea Around Us Project, Fisheries Center, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada
    PLoS ONE 5:e15143. 2010
    Using estimates of the primary production required (PPR) to support fisheries catches (a measure of the footprint of fishing), we analyzed the geographical expansion of the global marine fisheries from 1950 to 2005...
  23. ncbi Declining wild salmon populations in relation to parasites from farm salmon
    Martin Krkosek
    Centre for Mathematical Biology, Department of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada
    Science 318:1772-5. 2007
    Rather than benefiting wild fish, industrial aquaculture may contribute to declines in ocean fisheries and ecosystems. Farm salmon are commonly infected with salmon lice (Lepeophtheirus salmonis), which are native ectoparasitic copepods...
  24. pmc Using grizzly bears to assess harvest-ecosystem tradeoffs in salmon fisheries
    Taal Levi
    Environmental Studies Department, University of California, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 10:e1001303. 2012
    Implementation of ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) requires a clear conceptual and quantitative framework for assessing how different harvest options can modify benefits to ecosystem and human beneficiaries...
  25. ncbi Can catch shares prevent fisheries collapse?
    Christopher Costello
    Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, 4410 Bren Hall, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Science 321:1678-81. 2008
    Recent reports suggest that most of the world's commercial fisheries could collapse within decades. Although poor fisheries governance is often implicated, evaluation of solutions remains rare...
  26. ncbi An evaluation of the effects of conservation and fishery enhancement hatcheries on wild populations of salmon
    Kerry A Naish
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, WA 98195, USA
    Adv Mar Biol 53:61-194. 2007
    ..However, a serious appraisal of the role of hatcheries in meeting broader needs is urgently warranted and should take place at the scientific, but more effectively, at the societal level...
  27. ncbi Behavioural syndromes in fishes: a review with implications for ecology and fisheries management
    J L Conrad
    Department of Environmental Science and Policy, University of California Davis, One Shields Avenue, Davis, CA 95616, U S A
    J Fish Biol 78:395-435. 2011
    ..Finally, adopting a behavioural syndrome framework in fisheries management issues including artificial propagation, habitat restoration and invasive species, may promote ..
  28. pmc Designing marine reserve networks for both conservation and fisheries management
    Steven D Gaines
    Bren School of Environmental Science and Management, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18286-93. 2010
    ..When reserves benefit fisheries, the optimal area in reserves is moderately large (mode ≈30%)...
  29. pmc On implementing maximum economic yield in commercial fisheries
    C M Dichmont
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Marine and Atmospheric Research, Cleveland, Queensland 4163, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:16-21. 2010
    ..Recently, maximum economic yield (MEY) has been identified as a primary management objective for Australian fisheries and is under consideration elsewhere...
  30. pmc Climate warming, marine protected areas and the ocean-scale integrity of coral reef ecosystems
    Nicholas A J Graham
    School of Marine Science and Technology, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 3:e3039. 2008
    ....
  31. ncbi Sustaining fisheries yields over evolutionary time scales
    David O Conover
    Marine Sciences Research Center, State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY 11794 5000, USA
    Science 297:94-6. 2002
    ..These shifts were caused by selection of genotypes with slower or faster rates of growth. Management tools that preserve natural genetic variation are necessary for long-term sustainable yield...
  32. pmc Rapid depletion of genotypes with fast growth and bold personality traits from harvested fish populations
    Peter A Biro
    Department of Environmental Science, and Institute for Water and Environmental Resource Management, University of Technology Sydney, Box 123, Broadway, NSW 2007, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:2919-22. 2008
    ..Because fisheries tend to select and remove the largest individuals, there is the evolutionary potential for lasting effects on ..
  33. pmc Small-scale fisheries bycatch jeopardizes endangered Pacific loggerhead turtles
    S Hoyt Peckham
    Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 2:e1041. 2007
    Although bycatch of industrial-scale fisheries can cause declines in migratory megafauna including seabirds, marine mammals, and sea turtles, the impacts of small-scale fisheries have been largely overlooked...
  34. ncbi Differential rejection of salmon lice by pink and chum salmon: disease consequences and expression of proinflammatory genes
    Simon R M Jones
    Pacific Biological Station, 3190 Hammond Bay Road, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Nanaimo, British Columbia V9T 6N7, Canada
    Dis Aquat Organ 75:229-38. 2007
    ..Together, these observations indicate a relatively enhanced innate resistance to L. salmonis in the juvenile pink salmon compared with the juvenile chum salmon...
  35. ncbi Maladaptive changes in multiple traits caused by fishing: impediments to population recovery
    Matthew R Walsh
    Ecol Lett 9:142-8. 2006
    ..Populations where large fish were selectively harvested (as in most fisheries) displayed substantial declines in fecundity, egg volume, larval size at hatch, larval viability, larval growth ..
  36. ncbi Striking a balance between biodiversity conservation and socioeconomic viability in the design of marine protected areas
    C J Klein
    Centre for Applied Environmental Decision and Analysis, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, QLD 4072, Australia
    Conserv Biol 22:691-700. 2008
    ..We included fine-scale fishing data from the recreational and commercial fishing sectors across 24 fisheries. Protected areas designed with consideration of commercial and recreational fisheries reduced potential impact ..
  37. pmc Management effectiveness of the world's marine fisheries
    Camilo Mora
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS Biol 7:e1000131. 2009
    Ongoing declines in production of the world's fisheries may have serious ecological and socioeconomic consequences...
  38. ncbi Climate change effects on fishes and fisheries: towards a cause-and-effect understanding
    H O Portner
    Integrative Ecophysiology, Alfred Wegener Institute, Am Handelshafen 12, 27570 Bremerhaven, Germany
    J Fish Biol 77:1745-79. 2010
    ..biogeography and warming-induced biodiversity will affect species productivity and may, thus, explain changes in fisheries economies...
  39. ncbi Reduced reproductive success of hatchery coho salmon in the wild: insights into most likely mechanisms
    Véronique Thériault
    Coastal Oregon Marine Experiment Station, Hatfield Marine Science Center, Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Oregon State University, 2030 SE Marine Science Drive, Newport, OR 97365, USA
    Mol Ecol 20:1860-9. 2011
    ....
  40. pmc Albatrosses following fishing vessels: how badly hooked are they on an easy meal?
    José P Granadeiro
    CESAM, Museu Nacional de Historia Natural, Universidade de Lisboa, Lisboa, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 6:e17467. 2011
    b>Fisheries have major impacts on seabirds, both by changing food availability and by causing direct mortality of birds during trawling and longline setting...
  41. ncbi Matching spatial property rights fisheries with scales of fish dispersal
    Crow White
    Marine Science Institute, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA
    Ecol Appl 21:350-62. 2011
    Regulation of fisheries using spatial property rights can alleviate competition for high-value patches that hinders economic efficiency in quota-based, rights-based, and open-access management programs...
  42. ncbi Sensitivity of marine-reserve design to the spatial resolution of socioeconomic data
    Elizabeth A Richardson
    University of Queensland, St Lucia, Australia
    Conserv Biol 20:1191-202. 2006
    ..Detailed socioeconomic data are therefore an essential input for the design of cost-effective reserve networks...
  43. pmc To fish or not to fish: factors at multiple scales affecting artisanal fishers' readiness to exit a declining fishery
    Tim M Daw
    School of International Development, University of East Anglia, Norwich, United Kingdom
    PLoS ONE 7:e31460. 2012
    Globally, fisheries are challenged by the combined impacts of overfishing, degradation of ecosystems and impacts of climate change, while fisheries livelihoods are further pressured by conservation policy imperatives...
  44. ncbi Defining trade-offs among conservation, profitability, and food security in the California current bottom-trawl fishery
    Ray Hilborn
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Box 355020 University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Conserv Biol 26:257-66. 2012
    Although it is recognized that marine wild-capture fisheries are an important source of food for much of the world, the cost of sustainable capture fisheries to species diversity is uncertain, and it is often questioned whether ..
  45. ncbi Current and future sustainability of island coral reef fisheries
    Katie Newton
    Centre for Ecology, Evolution and Conservation, School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK
    Curr Biol 17:655-8. 2007
    ..Although it is generally held that coral reef fisheries are unsustainable [3-5], little is known of the overall scale of exploitation or which reefs are overfished [6]...
  46. ncbi Incorporation of spatial and economic analyses of human-use data in the design of marine protected areas
    Astrid J Scholz
    Ecotrust, Portland, OR 97209, USA
    Conserv Biol 25:485-92. 2011
    ..We interviewed 174 commercial fishers who represented the major fisheries in the initiative's north-central coast region, which extends from Point Arena south to Pigeon Point...
  47. ncbi Putting longline bycatch of sea turtles into perspective
    Rebecca L Lewison
    Biology Department, San Diego State University, 5500 Campanile Drive, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
    Conserv Biol 21:79-86. 2007
    ..factors includes direct turtle and egg harvest, egg predation, loss or degradation of nesting beach habitat, fisheries bycatch, pollution, and large-scale changes in oceanographic conditions and nutrient availability...
  48. pmc Large recovery of fish biomass in a no-take marine reserve
    Octavio Aburto-Oropeza
    Marine Biology Research Division, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e23601. 2011
    ..inside CPNP has resulted in significant economic benefits, indicating that community-managed marine reserves are a viable solution to unsustainable coastal development and fisheries collapse in the Gulf of California and elsewhere.
  49. ncbi Global marine primary production constrains fisheries catches
    Emmanuel Chassot
    UMR EME, IRD IFREMER UM, Centre de Recherche Halieutique Méditerranéenne et Tropicale, Sete, France
    Ecol Lett 13:495-505. 2010
    Primary production must constrain the amount of fish and invertebrates available to expanding fisheries; however the degree of limitation has only been demonstrated at regional scales to date...
  50. ncbi A continuous model of biomass size spectra governed by predation and the effects of fishing on them
    Eric Benoit
    Laboratoire de Mathématiques, Universite de La Rochelle, Avenue Michel Crepeau, 17042, La Rochelle, France
    J Theor Biol 226:9-21. 2004
    ..Exploited fish communities are simulated by adding fishing mortality to the model: it is found that realistic fishing should affect the curvature and stability of the size spectrum rather than its slope...
  51. ncbi Scale-invariant movements of fishermen: the same foraging strategy as natural predators
    Sophie Bertrand
    Institut de Recherche pour le Developpement, Centre de Recherche Halieutique Méditerranéenne et Tropicale, Sète Cedex, France
    Ecol Appl 17:331-7. 2007
    ..00) among the family of Lévy random walks. This Lagrangian approach opens several perspectives in terms of operational management of the pelagic fish stock...
  52. ncbi Impacts of fishing low-trophic level species on marine ecosystems
    Anthony D M Smith
    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Wealth from Oceans Flagship, Hobart, TAS 7001, Australia
    Science 333:1147-50. 2011
    Low-trophic level species account for more than 30% of global fisheries production and contribute substantially to global food security...
  53. pmc Unexpected patterns of fisheries collapse in the world's oceans
    Malin L Pinsky
    Hopkins Marine Station, Department of Biology, Stanford University, Pacific Grove, CA 93950, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 108:8317-22. 2011
    ..However, there has been no global test of this hypothesis in the sea. We analyzed two fisheries datasets (stock assessments and landings) to determine the life-history traits of species that have suffered ..
  54. ncbi Ecology: managing evolving fish stocks
    Christian Jørgensen
    Department of Biology, University of Bergen, N 5020 Bergen
    Science 318:1247-8. 2007
  55. ncbi Shifts in a Pacific ocean fish assemblage: the potential influence of exploitation
    Phillip S Levin
    NOAA Fisheries Service, Northwest Fisheries Science Center, 2725 Montlake Boulevard E, Seattle, WA 98112, USA
    Conserv Biol 20:1181-90. 2006
    ..Our results are disquieting because they raise the possibility that fishing-induced phase shifts in fish communities may affect the recovery offishes, even after the implementation of severe fishing restrictions...
  56. pmc Analysing ethnobotanical and fishery-related importance of mangroves of the East-Godavari Delta (Andhra Pradesh, India) for conservation and management purposes
    F Dahdouh-Guebas
    Biocomplexity Research Team, C O, Mangrove Management Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan 2, B 1050 Brussels, Belgium
    J Ethnobiol Ethnomed 2:24. 2006
    ....
  57. pmc Seabird bycatch in pelagic longline fisheries is grossly underestimated when using only haul data
    Nigel Brothers
    Marine Ecology and Technology Consultant, Wonga Beach, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e12491. 2010
    Hundreds of thousands of seabirds are killed each year as bycatch in longline fisheries. Seabirds are predominantly caught during line setting but bycatch is generally recorded during line hauling, many hours after birds are caught...
  58. pmc Fishing down the coast: historical expansion and collapse of oyster fisheries along continental margins
    Michael Xavier Kirby
    The Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 101:13096-9. 2004
    ..Here, I evaluate the expansion and collapse of oyster fisheries in 28 estuaries along three continental margins through the analysis of historical proxies derived from fishery ..
  59. ncbi Lag effects in the impacts of mass coral bleaching on coral reef fish, fisheries, and ecosystems
    Nicholas A J Graham
    School of Marine Science and Technology, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU, United Kingdom
    Conserv Biol 21:1291-300. 2007
    ..Using fisheries-independent data, we assessed the long-term impacts of this event on fishery target species in the Seychelles, ..
  60. ncbi Why fishing magnifies fluctuations in fish abundance
    Christian N K Anderson
    Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093, USA
    Nature 452:835-9. 2008
    ..among three major competing mechanisms for this phenomenon, by using the 50-year California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations (CalCOFI) larval fish record...
  61. ncbi Bycatch of marine mammals in U.S. and global fisheries
    Andrew J Read
    Duke University Marine Laboratory, Nicholas School of the Environment and Earth Sciences, Beaufort, NC 28516, USA
    Conserv Biol 20:163-9. 2006
    b>Fisheries bycatch poses a significant threat to many populations of marine mammals, but there are few published estimates of the magnitude of these catches. We estimated marine mammal bycatch in U.S...
  62. ncbi HIV and syphilis prevalence and associated risk factors among fishing communities of Lake Victoria, Uganda
    Gershim Asiki
    Medical Research Council MRC Uganda Virus Research Institute UVRI Uganda Research Unit on AIDS, Entebbe, Uganda
    Sex Transm Infect 87:511-5. 2011
    ..However, accurate data are scarce. The authors determined HIV and syphilis prevalence and associated risk factors in a fishing population of Lake Victoria in Uganda...
  63. pmc Detecting larval export from marine reserves
    R A Pelc
    Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA 93106, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18266-71. 2010
    ....
  64. ncbi Leadership, social capital and incentives promote successful fisheries
    Nicolás L Gutiérrez
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Box 355020, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 5020, USA
    Nature 470:386-9. 2011
    ..depend on seafood as their primary source of protein and 25% of the world's total animal protein comes from fisheries. Yet a third of fish stocks worldwide are overexploited or depleted...
  65. ncbi Effects of fisheries closures and gear restrictions on fishing income in a Kenyan coral reef
    Timothy R McClanahan
    Wildlife Conservation Society, Marine Programs, 2300 Southern Boulevard, Bronx, NY 10460, USA
    Conserv Biol 24:1519-28. 2010
    The adoption of fisheries closures and gear restrictions in the conservation of coral reefs may be limited by poor understanding of the economic profitability of competing economic uses of marine resources...
  66. ncbi The trophic fingerprint of marine fisheries
    Trevor A Branch
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, Box 355020, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195 5020, USA
    Nature 468:431-5. 2010
    ..in human impacts, declining when predators collapse ("fishing down marine food webs") and when low-trophic-level fisheries expand ("fishing through marine food webs")...
  67. pmc Extinction vulnerability of coral reef fishes
    Nicholas A J Graham
    ARC Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    Ecol Lett 14:341-8. 2011
    ..b>fisheries exploitation indicates that the entire community is vulnerable on the many reefs where both stressors co-occur...
  68. ncbi Pelagic protected areas: the missing dimension in ocean conservation
    Edward T Game
    The Nature Conservancy, South Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
    Trends Ecol Evol 24:360-9. 2009
    ..Here we argue that recent advances across conservation, oceanography and fisheries science provide the evidence, tools and information to address these criticisms and confirm MPAs as defensible ..
  69. ncbi Fishing, trophic cascades, and the process of grazing on coral reefs
    Peter J Mumby
    Marine Spatial Ecology Lab, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter, Prince of Wales Road, Exeter EX4 4PS, UK
    Science 311:98-101. 2006
    ..Increased grazing caused a fourfold reduction in the cover of macroalgae, which, because they are the principal competitors of corals, highlights the potential importance of reserves for coral reef resilience...
  70. ncbi Reconciling differences in trophic control in mid-latitude marine ecosystems
    Kenneth T Frank
    Ocean Sciences Division, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Bedford Institute of Oceanography, PO Box 1006, Dartmouth, NS, Canada B2Y 4A2
    Ecol Lett 9:1096-105. 2006
    ..A combination of compensatory population dynamics and accelerated demographic rates in southern areas seems to account for the greater stability of the predator species complex in this region...
  71. pmc Sexual segregation of pelagic sharks and the potential threat from fisheries
    Gonzalo R Mucientes
    Instituto de Investigaciones Marinas, CSIC, Eduardo Cabello 6, 36208 Vigo, Spain
    Biol Lett 5:156-9. 2009
    Large pelagic sharks are declining in abundance in many oceans owing to fisheries exploitation...
  72. ncbi Ecological and evolutionary consequences of size-selective harvesting: how much do we know?
    Phillip B Fenberg
    Section of Ecology, Behaviour and Evolution, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093 0116, USA
    Mol Ecol 17:209-20. 2008
    ....
  73. ncbi Spatial assessment of fishing effort around European marine reserves: implications for successful fisheries management
    Vanessa Stelzenmüller
    Institut de Ciències del Mar ICM CSIC, Passeig Maritim de la Barceloneta, 37 49, 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Mar Pollut Bull 56:2018-26. 2008
    ..around five European marine protected areas (MPAs) to derive general implications for the evaluation of MPAs as fisheries management tools...
  74. ncbi Marine fisheries in Tanzania
    Narriman S Jiddawi
    Institute of Marine Sciences, University of Dar es Salaam, Zanzibar
    Ambio 31:518-27. 2002
    ..Most research results have been presented as grey literature (57%) with limited distribution; only one-fifth were scientific publications in international journals...
  75. ncbi Is there a need for a '100 questions exercise' to enhance fisheries and aquatic conservation, policy, management and research? Lessons from a global 100 questions exercise on conservation of biodiversity
    S J Cooke
    Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Laboratory, Department of Biology and Institute of Environmental Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, ON K1S5B6, Canada
    J Fish Biol 76:2261-86. 2010
    ..These were intentionally broad, but all included themes and questions of relevance to aquatic and fisheries professionals (e.g...
  76. ncbi A review of the application of molecular genetics for fisheries management and conservation of sharks and rays
    C L Dudgeon
    The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Brisbane, Queensland 4072, Australia
    J Fish Biol 80:1789-843. 2012
    ..Genetic studies of elasmobranchs are of direct importance and have application to fisheries management and conservation issues such as the definition of management units and identification of species from ..
  77. ncbi Application of multiplex PCR approaches for shark molecular identification: feasibility and applications for fisheries management and conservation in the Eastern Tropical Pacific
    S Caballero
    Laboratorio de Ecología Molecular de Vertebrados Acuáticos LEMVA, Departamento de Ciencias Biologicas, Universidad de Los Andes, Carrera 1 No 18a 10, Bogota, Colombia
    Mol Ecol Resour 12:233-7. 2012
    ..This is an easy-to-implement and reliable identification method that could even be used locally to monitor shark captures in the main fishing ports of developed and developing countries...
  78. ncbi No-take marine reserves and reef fisheries management in the Philippines: a new people power revolution
    Angel C Alcala
    SUAKCREM, Silliman University, Dumaguete City, Philippines
    Ambio 35:245-54. 2006
    The marine-conservation and reef fisheries-management program that exists today in the Philippines had humble beginnings in the 1970s at Sumilon and Apo islands...
  79. ncbi Maturation trends indicative of rapid evolution preceded the collapse of northern cod
    Esben M Olsen
    Adaptive Dynamics Network, International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, A 2361 Laxenburg, Austria
    Nature 428:932-5. 2004
    ..populations of Atlantic cod (Gadus morhua) off southern Labrador and eastern Newfoundland, supported major fisheries for hundreds of years...
  80. pmc Achieving the triple bottom line in the face of inherent trade-offs among social equity, economic return, and conservation
    Benjamin S Halpern
    National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis, Santa Barbara, CA 93101, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110:6229-34. 2013
    ..Results here provide an important foundation for moving the science and practice of conservation planning-and broader spatial planning in general-toward more consistently achieving efficient, equitable, and effective outcomes...
  81. ncbi Functional feeding responses of piscivorous fishes from the northeast US continental shelf
    H Moustahfid
    NOAA Fisheries Service, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, 166 Water St, Woods Hole, MA 02543, USA
    Oecologia 163:1059-67. 2010
    ..Because we have shown that the functional response of a particular predator to individual prey species varies, these relationships must be further evaluated as we continue to develop and employ multispecies and ecosystem modeling...
  82. pmc Political economy of marine reserves: understanding the role of opportunity costs
    Martin D Smith
    Nicholas School of the Environment and Department of Economics, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:18300-5. 2010
    ..Our results can help policymakers recognize the factors influencing commercial fishermen's responses to reserve proposals. More generally, we highlight the potential drivers behind the political economy of marine reserves...
  83. ncbi On effects of trawling, benthos and sampling design
    John S Gray
    Marine Biodiversity Research Program, Department of Biology, University of Oslo, P O Box 1066 Blindern, 0316 Oslo, Norway
    Mar Pollut Bull 52:840-3. 2006
    ..The present article addresses these two erroneous conclusions which may confuse non-experts and in particular policy-makers...
  84. ncbi Considerations in developing an integrated pest management programme for control of sea lice on farmed salmon in Pacific Canada
    K M Brooks
    Aquatic Environmental Sciences, Port Townsend, Washington 98368, USA
    J Fish Dis 32:59-73. 2009
    ..Recommendations for developing an IPM plan specific to the Broughton Archipelago are provided along with a discussion of the additional information needed to refine IPM plans in this and other areas...
  85. ncbi Economics of overexploitation revisited
    R Q Grafton
    Crawford School, Australian National University, Ellery Crescent, Canberra, ACT 0200, Australia
    Science 318:1601. 2007
    About 25% of the world's fisheries are depleted such that their current biomass is lower than the level that would maximize the sustained yield (MSY)...
  86. pmc Expected rate of fisheries-induced evolution is slow
    Ken H Andersen
    National Institute of Aquatic Resources, Technical University of Denmark, Charlottenlund Slot, DK 2920 Charlottenlund, Denmark
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106:11657-60. 2009
    Commercial fisheries exert high mortalities on the stocks they exploit, and the consequent selection pressure leads to fisheries-induced evolution of growth rate, age and size at maturation, and reproductive output...
  87. ncbi An analytical and hypothesis-driven approach to elasmobranch movement studies
    Y P Papastamatiou
    Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida, Museum Road and Newell, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Fish Biol 80:1342-60. 2012
    ..With the constant improvement in technology and statistical techniques, the development of hypothesis-driven studies of elasmobranch movements should continue to increase...
  88. ncbi Moving to sustainability by learning from successful fisheries
    Ray Hilborn
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle 98195, USA
    Ambio 36:296-303. 2007
    There are two diverging views of the status and future of the world's fisheries. One group represented largely by academic marine ecologists sees almost universal failure of fisheries management and calls for the use of marine-protected ..
  89. pmc Relationship of farm salmon, sea lice, and wild salmon populations
    Gary D Marty
    Department of Anatomy, Physiology, and Cell Biology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA 95616 8732, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:22599-604. 2010
    ....
  90. pmc Utilizing spatial demographic and life history variation to optimize sustainable yield of a temperate sex-changing fish
    Scott L Hamilton
    Marine Science Institute, University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e24580. 2011
    ..However, population dynamic models and stock assessments, used to manage fisheries, rarely explicitly incorporate spatial variation to inform management decisions...
  91. ncbi A general model for designing networks of marine reserves
    Enric Sala
    Center for Marine Biodiversity and Conservation, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Science 298:1991-3. 2002
    ..A network covering 40% of rocky reef habitat can fulfill many conservation goals while reducing social conflict. This quantitative approach provides a powerful tool for decision-makers tasked with siting marine reserves...
  92. pmc Tuna longline fishing around West and Central Pacific seamounts
    Telmo Morato
    Oceanic Fisheries Programme, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, Noumea, New Caledonia, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 5:e14453. 2010
    ..In this study, we evaluate the existence of an association between seamounts and tuna longline fisheries at the ocean basin scale, identify significant seamounts for tuna in the western and central Pacific Ocean, and ..
  93. ncbi Physiological and behavioral consequences of long-term artificial selection for vulnerability to recreational angling in a teleost fish
    Steven J Cooke
    Fish Ecology and Conservation Physiology Laboratory, Department of Biology, Carleton University, 1125 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1S 5B6, Canada
    Physiol Biochem Zool 80:480-90. 2007
    Few studies have examined the physiological and behavioral consequences of fisheries-induced selection. We evaluated how four generations of artificial truncation selection for vulnerability to recreational angling (i.e...
  94. ncbi Ecology. North Atlantic right whales in crisis
    Scott D Kraus
    Edgerton Research Laboratory, New England Aquarium, Boston, MA 02110 3399, USA
    Science 309:561-2. 2005
  95. pmc Marine no-take zone rapidly benefits endangered penguin
    L Pichegru
    Percy FitzPatrick Institute, DST NRF Centre of Excellence, University of Cape Town, Rondebosch, South Africa
    Biol Lett 6:498-501. 2010
    ..penguins decreased by 30 per cent within three months of closing a 20 km zone to the competing purse-seine fisheries around their largest colony...
  96. pmc Ecosystem-based fisheries management requires a change to the selective fishing philosophy
    Shijie Zhou
    Wealth from Oceans Flagship, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research, Cleveland, Queensland 4163, Australia
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:9485-9. 2010
    ..along with increasing concerns over flow-on effects on ecosystems, has caused a reevaluation of traditional fisheries management practices, and a new ecosystem-based fisheries management (EBFM) paradigm has emerged...
  97. ncbi Temporal and spatial variations in lice numbers on salmon farms in the Hardanger fjord 2004-06
    P A Heuch
    National Veterinary Institute, Oslo, Norway
    J Fish Dis 32:89-100. 2009
    ..Mean fish weight was significantly positively correlated with mean abundance of adult female lice...
  98. pmc Crawling to collapse: ecologically unsound ornamental invertebrate fisheries
    Andrew Rhyne
    New England Aquarium, Edgerton Research Laboratory, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    PLoS ONE 4:e8413. 2009
    ..The once small ornamental fishery has become an invertebrate-dominated major industry supplying five continents...
  99. pmc Ecological indicators display reduced variation in North American catch share fisheries
    Timothy E Essington
    School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:754-9. 2010
    ..partly on the recognition that they may provide stronger incentives for ecological stewardship than conventional fisheries management...
  100. pmc The role of marine reserves in achieving sustainable fisheries
    Callum M Roberts
    Environment Department, University of York, York YO10 5DD, UK
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 360:123-32. 2005
    ..Fishery management measures outside protected areas are necessary to complement the protection offered by marine reserves, but cannot substitute for it...
  101. ncbi Model-based assessment of persistence in proposed marine protected area designs
    David M Kaplan
    Institute of Marine Sciences, University of California, Santa Cruz, California 95064, USA
    Ecol Appl 19:433-48. 2009
    ..This assessment method provides important benchmarks, as well as a transparent modeling approach, for improving initial MPA configurations that may result from less-comprehensive rule- or habitat-based methods of designing MPAs...

Research Grants17

  1. Realtime Monitoring of Trace Amounts of Pesticides from Water Using Carbo
    ANNE M contact SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A recent study, of the U.S. 2009 Geological survey done by NOAA Fisheries Service and Washington State University, indicates that the combined effect of multiple pesticides is far more ..
  2. Phase 2 REAL-TIME MONITORING OF TRACE AMOUNTS OF PESTICIDES IN WATER AND FOOD USI
    ANNE M SCHWARTZ; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..A recent study, of the U.S. 2009 Geological survey done by NOAA Fisheries Service and Washington State University, indicates that the combined effect of multiple pesticides is far more ..
  3. Climate impact on coastal ecosystem methylmercury: human exposure implications
    Celia Y Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Marine fisheries particularly in coastal ecosystems are dominant sources of human exposure to MeHg through consumption of marine ..
  4. Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries in the Southeast: Immigrant Worker Health
    Thomas A Arcury; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The forestry and fisheries industries share many of the organizational and environmental characteristics of agricultural production...
  5. New Drugs from Marine Natural Resources--Jamaican Reefs
    Larry Walker; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..While Jamaican reefs have been impacted by competing anthropogenic interests (e.g., fisheries, tourism, coastal development), they are recovering and ICBG-related conservation efforts will further spur the ..
  6. Support for the 7th Symposium on Harmful Algae in the US
    Barbara Kirkpatrick; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..cover a wide range of topics including HAB monitoring, event response, human health, toxins and toxin detection, fisheries and food webs, emerging technologies for detection, bloom ecology and dynamics, emerging issues, human ..
  7. MINORITY INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH TRAINING (MIRT)
    CHARLES ORTIZ; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The health of the food chain and fisheries of the Gulf of California has enormous health and economic consequences for the citizens of Mexico...
  8. The Etiology of UV-Induced Melanoma
    David L Mitchell; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..From these studies we hope to define the effective solar wavelength boundaries of melanoma, identify the class of DNA damage critical to CMM and elucidate the role of DNA repair in tumor suppression. ..
  9. Regulated expression of B. burgdorferi virulence genes
    FELIPE CARDENAS CABELLO; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..burgdorferi. These tools will be used to identify genes that are potentially responsible for this organism's virulence and which could be targets for new vaccines and antibiotics against Lyme disease. ..
  10. Costs of Occupational Injury and Illness
    J Leigh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..But reported national injury rates have been fallen since 1992. Moreover, Workers'Compensation costs fell from 1993 to 1998 but have risen since 1999. Current and comprehensive estimates are needed. ..
  11. Organic Solvent Mixtures & Neuropsychological Outcomes
    Ellen Kirrane; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The exposure assessment piece proposed in this project is an ideal addition to the cohort study and will provide valuable information for evaluating the risks from continuous and intermittent exposure to commonly used organic solvents. ..
  12. Stringent response and bmp expression in B. burgdorferi
    Felipe Cabello; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..burgdorferi from a descriptive paradigm to a paradigm framed by mechanistic and causal interpretations. ..
  13. Homicide During Robbery: A Case-Control Study
    Stephen Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The results of this study will assist in targeting prevention resources to specific high-risk workplaces and neighborhoods. ..
  14. Pesticide Dose Monitoring in Turf Applicators
    Shelley Harris; Fiscal Year: 2004
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  15. The Youth Employment Training Pilot Program
    Henry Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Data from the anonymous school based surveys will be used to determine whether youth who have obtained a work permit are less likely to experience a work related injury. ..
  16. Epidemiology of Jump-landing Movements and ACL Injury
    Stephen Marshall; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Unlike some of the anatomical and hormonal risk factors discussed in the literature, neuromuscular risk factors are readily modifiable and are amenable to intervention. ..