Lobster, shrimp, squid, crabs, and other invertebrates are increasingly important to the world’s supply of seafood, but managers often lack the information needed to ensure the catch is sustainable. Read More
Yun, S. D., Hutniczak, B., Abbott, J. K., Fenichel, E. P. (2017). Ecosystem-based management and the wealth of ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114(25), 6539–6544. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1617666114. Read More
Most visits to surface waters by medium-sized juvenile yellowfin and bigeye tuna are brief, according to a new study of electronic tagging data from the western and central Pacific Ocean. This finding suggests that limits to fishing effort on FADs (fish aggregating devices) may be necessary as part of any strategy to prevent overfishing of these species, and that seasonal closures will be... Read More
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The Lenfest Ocean Program is a grantmaking program that funds scientific research on policy-relevant topics concerning the world’s oceans and communicates the results of the supported research to decision makers and other interested audiences.