Here is a note from my colleague Craig Dahlgren that explains the award itself and the commenting process. Would be great for The Bahamas to be recognized for this……
A recent, easy-to-read, review paper on the state of fishery resources in The Bahamas. A great starting point for assessing the many conservation challenges ahead.
“You’ve supported our organization so much over the years by allowing us to use the blog as a platform, so it is only right that I send you our biggest progression yet! The Bahamas is set to ban plastic […]
Just a quick reminder that Nassau grouper are off limits for fishing from December 1st to February 28th throughout The Bahamas. Help spread the word by telling a friend or sharing this post! Click here for more information on Nassau grouper fishing regulations and conservation.
Officially law last year (see here), Nassau grouper fishing season is closed in The Bahamas from December 1st to February 28th. This is to help populations recover and stop unsustainable fishing practices on their spawning aggregations. Let us all do our part and help spread the word.
An exciting new publication just came out helping us better understand Nassau grouper populations in The Bahamas (article here). Using acoustic telemetry data, Dr. Craig Dahlgren and others recorded the movements of different sized Nassau grouper to examine when and where individuals would migrate to spawning aggregations. They found that individuals did not migrate to aggregation sites until they […]
A recent article from The Tribune 242 (Click HERE) discusses how Nassau grouper populations in The Bahamas are still under threat due to high levels of poaching on spawning aggregations despite a closed season that was established in 2004. A definite highlight in this article is how much effort The Bahamas is currently putting forth to reverse this situation, and […]
A substantially revised version of the fishing regulations app Fish Rules is out. It is really cool – check it out.