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Technological revolutions in sensors, robotics, and telecommunications allow new views of ocean
... solutions for protecting resources. They brought scallop
fishermen into their labs to "fly them through" a 3D, underwater image of their fishing grounds. "They'd known these areas for years, but now they could finally see it," says Mayer. The best of these fishermen recognized the seafloor they had been ...
Seagrass is in decline worldwide, says UNH researcher
... 90 percent of eelgrass in the North Atlantic. The scallop
fishery in the mid-Atlantic disappeared, says Short, and "it's never really come back." In Thailand, where SeagrassNet researchers have begun investigating the impact of the 2004 tsunami on seagrass, the beds provide local fishers with significant sh...
Overfishing great sharks wiped out North Carolina bay scallop fishery
...eans led to the destruction of North Carolinas bay scallop
fishery and inhibits the recovery of depressed sca... scallops survived the ray predation, allowing the scallop
population to support a fishery and still replenish itself each year. In contrast, sampling in recen...
Overfishing large sharks impacts entire marine ecosystem, shrinks shellfish supply
... scallops survived the ray predation, allowing the scallop
population to support a fishery and still replenis...y 2004, cownose rays had completely devastated the scallop
population, terminating North Carolina's century-old bay scallop
fishery. "Increased predation b...