Category: Research brief

Finding the best model to predict fish distribution

Accurate knowledge of fish distribution and preferred habitat is crucial to managing fisheries using an ecosystem-based management approach. For many fisheries, however, it is difficult to obtain information regarding the spatial distribution of fish...

The tale of two cods in a changing system

Oceans are experiencing both warming temperatures and increasing acidification. Rising oceanic carbon-dioxide levels lead to a decrease in pH, resulting in a phenomenon called ocean acidification. These physicochemical changes are expected to impact ocean...

Remove the dam, restore the river

Our need for water to power our homes, irrigate our fields, and control flooding has resulted in the obstruction of rivers through the construction of dams. We are aware of the pressures this creates...

Protecting sharks through spatial management

In recent years, shark populations have seen a significant decline due to a variety of factors including fishing pressure. Highly migratory, large bodied sharks are particularly susceptible to fishing pressure due to the wide...

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