Smarter Nets Equal Bigger Fish, Higher Income
May 8, 2012 | From the field | Conservation & Sustainable Development

A study by marine scientists from the Centre of Excellence for Coral Reef Studies at James Cook University, Australia and the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), a MacArthur grantee, finds that modifying the size of certain fishing nets can result in bigger fish and more money for fishermen by minimizing the harvest of juvenile fish.  Read the WCS press release.