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Tilapias living in crowded aquaculture ponds or small freshwater reservoirs adapt so well to these stressful environments that they stop growing and reproduce at a smaller size than their stress-free counterparts.

The two volumes cover all maritime countries and island territories of the world.

New study shows loss of sea ice will require walruses to swim more and eat more to survive climate change

Third collection of articles, authored or co-authored by Daniel Pauly.


A recent UBC-led study found that socioeconomic and governance conditions such as national stability, corruption and human rights greatly affect the ability to achieve a Blue Economy.

The University of Kerala’s Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries awarded this honour for his notable contributions to fisheries science.

Looking for predators that ate salmon, an Indigenous biologist suggested looking at heron. Discarded tags proved Pacific great blue herons could be scooping up as many as 3-6% of all juvenile salmon.

The paper, written in 1999 by Dr. Curtis Suttle (UBC) and Dr. Steven Wilhelm (University of Tennessee), is honoured for leading to a "fundamental shift in research focus and interpretation."

In August 2020, Marine Mammal Research Unit (MMRU) researchers set sail to determine whether there are enough chinook salmon to support southern resident killer whales in the Salish Sea.