Farming shellfish instead of large, predatory fish, is also better for the planet.
Attirées par la remontée des eaux froides de l’océan indien, les sardines de l’Afrique du Sud restent piégées dans ces mêmes eaux une fois qu’elles redeviennent chaudes.
Sardines from the cold waters off South Africa’s Atlantic coast are attracted to cold water upwelling in the Indian Ocean. When the upwelling ends, they are trapped in water that is too warm for them.
Fish farms feed millions of people around the world, but they also consume a lot of fish that are dried or ground up to make aquafeed. Researchers are developing more sustainable alternatives.
Monitoring the timing of recurring biological events is key to understanding the effects of climate change.
For the most nutritious and sustainable seafood option, try small ocean fish.
Marine mammals are often referred to as sentinels of the ocean and research on whales and dolphins in particular contributes important knowledge about the health of our seas.
Fishermen had to discard their excess fish – or risk capsizing.