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Shark fin trade bans and sustainable shark fisheries
The U.S. Congress is currently discussing the Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act to eliminate shark fin trade at the federal level. This bill was introduced in 2017 and has been proceeding very slowly in Congress because of ...
Interactions Between a Large Marine Protected Area, Pelagic Tuna and Associated Fisheries
The efficacy of large marine protected areas (MPA) for the conservation of mobile pelagic species is widely debated. Here, we quantified spatial and temporal trends in standardized catch per unit effort (CPUE) of two target ...
Relationships between Pacific salmon and aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems: implications for ecosystem-based management
Pacific salmon influence temperate terrestrial and freshwater ecosystems through the dispersal of marine-derived nutrients and ecosystem engineering of stream beds when spawning. They also support large fisheries, particularly ...