Marine Protected Areas can take decades to reach full potential

MPAs are an important management tool for intensively harvested fishes such as grouper. MPAs are an important management tool for intensively harvested fishes such as grouper.

A recent paper in PLOS ONE (Public Library of Science) follows the production of several commercially important fish species in a […]

By | 2017-12-01T14:03:33-05:00 November 4th, 2013|Categories: economy, Enforcement, Fish, Food, Mangroves and Creeks, marine protected areas, Overfishing, Regulations, tourism|Comments Off on Marine Protected Areas can take decades to reach full potential

Conchservation

Conch lip

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bahamas Conchservation on Grand Bahama.  Article here.  Part of
their message is that the flared lip criterion for harvest may not
be sufficient.  Instead, it is the thickness of the lip – it should be
at least 15mm thick.  This individual from Abaco would meet
that mark.

By | 2017-12-01T14:03:34-05:00 October 19th, 2013|Categories: Conch, Enforcement, Invertebrates, Overfishing, Regulations|Comments Off on Conchservation