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Difficulties in scaling up theoretical and experimental results have raised controversy over the consequences of biodiversity loss for the functioning of natural ecosystems. Using a global survey of reef fish assemblages, we show that in contrast to...
We conducted a seafood VCA for the coral reef grouper (Epinephelidae) fishery in Fiji with the goal of understanding the distribution of value gained from grouper along the trade chain, from fisher to consumer. Click on the link below to access...
This report was a collaboration Science and Conservation of Fish Aggregations, University of Hong Kong, Fiji Ministry of Fisheries, Wildlife Conservation Society, and the University of British Columbia (Canada).We conducted a seafood VCA for...
Within the MPA where corals have been planted, the numbers of fish have grown from 200 fish per 100 square metres to roughly 1,000 fish per 100 square metres. Click on the link to read the full article. 
Plastic pollution is a major problem in Samoa and the Pacific region. But just how bad is it? Click on the link below to read the full article. 
The Gulf Stream, which curves along the southern shore of Newfoundland, is saturated with plastics. Fish that feed from the surface waters, where plastics tend to accumulate, are in an ideal position to ingest plastics. Click on the link below to...
We are inviting applications for a Travel Award for PhD Students and postdoctoral trainees to attend a scientific meeting with relevance to fishes" and aquatic organisms" research of their choice in 2018-2019. The applications will be assessed by an...
Initial groundwork to assess the health of coral and fish communities after Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston in the Northern Lau Group started this week.The program, which will also include the island of Yacata, on the border of Northern Lau and...
Fish can quickly evolve to get more benefit from the protection offered by marine protected areas, according to research from the University of British Columbia. Click on the link below for the full story.
  This international conference, gathering hundreds of specialists in ichthyology (including sharks, rays and teleost fishes) from dozens of countries, takes place every four years, and is considered one of the best ichthyological...