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October 4, 2022
La gestion traditionnelle des ressources halieutiques est un processus en deux étapes : i) les scientifiques évaluent les stocks par différents modèles numériques, ii) puis les gestionnaires de la pêche gèrent les pêcheries par des quotas ou des fermetures spatio-temporelles. Mais, les évaluations des stocks, sont souvent accompagnées d’incertitudes en raison des données incomplètes sur l’éco- biologie et la dynamique de l’espèce, sur la pêcherie et sur les variabilités océanographiques et climatiques.Read more
September 28, 2022
In global politics, it’s easy for the world’s largest economic powers to crowd the room and dominate the discussion. But within the Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC),Read more
September 16, 2022
A new animation was just released about one of the bright spots in marine conservation, and part of the blueprint for a sustainable future.
In 2011, an international team of fisheries scientists published the first standardized, global assessment of tunas and billfishes, revealing the worrisome futures these animals faced from fishing around the world. Leading the trend, of the 61 species they analyzed, the Southern bluefin tuna was singled out as the most endangered […]Read more
September 14, 2022
Atlantic herring are important to the ocean ecosystem and economy on Canada’s East Coast. However, the largest stock in the area, officially known as the 4VWX Southwest Nova Scotia/Bay of Fundy Spawning component, has shown worrying declines for many years. Historic landings […]Read more
September 9, 2022
Pacific saury, a small fish with a big role in the ecosystem, is also an important food source in several nations. However, the stock is both overfished and experiencing overfishing. To rebuild Pacific saury and sustain a productive and predictable fishery, the North Pacific Fisheries Commission (NPFC) is developing a management procedure (MP). NPFC will […]Read more
September 7, 2022
Feeding the world’s growing population will require fisheries management to become more effective. Fortunately, we know how to do that. And putting in place harvest control rules in tuna fisheries is an important step to ensuring their long-term productivity for the people whose jobs and food security rely on them. […]Read more