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Cover Story: Small Fry
Fish are becoming smaller all over the world as oceans change and catches increase, with even small changes having great consequences for ecosystems and fisheries.
Browse: Shark Declines Can Lead to Fish with Smaller Eyes and Tails
Browse: Something’s Fishy About Global Fish Catch Reports Browse: Gillnets Threaten Penguins
Feature: The Wide Net of Seafood Slavery
Labour abuses are allowing fishing fleets to remain profitable while depleting fisheries ever-further from the coast.
Credit: Piotr Wawrzyniuk/Adobe
Feature: The Fish That Should Have Got Away
Attempts to catch the biggest fish may have unwittingly caused the fishing industry to crash in many parts of the world. To make things more worrying, new research indicates that climate change will reduce the capacity of fish to reproduce.
Browse: Humans Affected by Shifting Species Browse: Sharks More Abundant on Healthy Coral Reefs
Credit: Jamie Tufrey
Cover Story: Out of Asia
The discovery of ancient fish hooks and the bones of offshore fish species reveals that the people living to the north of Australia more than 50,000 years ago had the maritime skills and equipment necessary to reach Australia.
conSCIENCE: Closing the High Seas Opens Fishing Opportunities
Closing international waters to fishing would have little or no effect on global catches but make fishing potentially fairer, safer, better-managed and less polluting.
Eco Logic: Sustainable Fish and Chips
One of the simplest things anyone can do to promote marine conservation is to stop eating unsustainable seafood.
Browse: Shark Bite-Off Rates Revealed at Ningaloo Reef