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International marine survey of coral death
...l kind in the dust. A 1999-2000 herpes epidemic in sardines
spread along the Australian coast at approximately 10,000 kilometers a year, while a mid-1980s bacterial infection to long-spined urchins ripped through the Caribbean at 3,000 to 4,8000 kilometers a year. By comparison, birds in North America spread ...
Sardines may prevent toxic gas eruptions off the California and African coasts
... in question formerly hosted a large population of sardines
that have been overfished," says Bakun, a member of the Pew Institute and professor of marine biology and fisheries at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science. "It is at least encouraging that a minor resurgence o...
El Nino forecasting could aid fisheries management, disease control, marine species protection
...m and bust" cycles -- such as those for anchovies, sardines
and mackerel, he said. ENSO forecasting could also be used to better control outbreaks of tropical diseases such as mosquito-caused malaria, he added. "It is possible to give the World Health Organization a nine-month, if not a 12-month, forecast of ...
Research news from the Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy at Tufts University
...ty acids are fish, particularly fatty fish such as sardines
and salmon, as well as soybeans, canola, walnut and flaxseed, and their oils. "More research is needed before we can conclusively state that replacing foods high in trans- and saturated fat with foods high in omega-3 and other polyunsaturated fat--s...
Midday sun holds the key to good health
...amin D are through your skin or through foods like sardines
(fatty fish), but because our everyday diet isn't very rich in the vitamin it is essential that we get it from the sun". "You do not need to sunbathe to get your Vitamin D and we are not advocating people do not protect themselves with sunscreen, bu...
Overfishing may drive endangered seabird to rely upon lower quality food
...vestigate this process than in Monterey Bay, where sardines
once were king and Cannery Row formerly stood?" Th...he murrelet diet in the era before the collapse of sardines
and declines in other fisheries consisted of a greater proportion of more nutritious foods and fewer...
Jellyfish dominate fish in over-harvested Namibian waters
...the continental shelf. The fish stocks, including sardines
and anchovies, have been heavily exploited since the 1970s and have been strongly depleted in the process. Because fish and jellyfish essentially compete for similar nutrient resources, a dramatic decline in fish populations could theoretically contr...