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Fat fish, snapping shrimp, and the best books about the ocean: Thursday Afternoon Dredging, January 11, 2018

Thursday Afternoon DredgingJanuary 11, 2018

Cuttings (short and sweet):  Follow University of Victoria aquatic ecologist Rana El-Sabaawi on twitter! Can fish get fat? By Abigail Lynch, for the Fisheries Blog. National fish habitat effort focuses on imperiled waters. From the American Fisheries Society Policy News blog. The Ocean Conservancy blog made this great list of books every ocean lover should read […]

Turtle excluder devices: analysis of resistance to a successful conservation policy

ConservationJanuary 7, 2011

Conservation efforts often have an associated tradeoff, and many proposed solutions are shot down because the costs are perceived to be too high. A conservation policy that benefited a charismatic endangered species with very little cost should be popular and enthusiastically adopted. However, even though turtle excluder devices greatly reduce sea turtle mortality and have […]

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