Israel loses fisheries

Over the past ten years, the number of marine fish off the coast of Israel has decreased by 40%. According to experts of the Department of the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and scientists, the cause of the incident — uncontrolled fishing.

Naaretz cites the opinion of a professor at Tel Aviv University, Menachem Goren. According to him, the fishermen use trawls, which sweeps away everything in its path. The damage they cause to the ecosystem of the sea floor is filled in just a few years. In networks killed many small fish, mollusks and crustaceans, which have no commercial

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Pacific threatens void

Global warming will cause the fish to migrate. Humanity lives in anticipation of disaster. Global warming will bring the world so many misfortunes, that the death of a meteorite or explosion collider seems the best relief from the slow and inevitable disaster. But the problem is that people are more inclined to trust the screaming headlines and disregard serious studies. Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) calculated how climate change will affect the period from 2010 to 2099 to life in the San Francisco Bay and the mouths of rivers Sacramento and San Joaquin. The conclusions drawn in the

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Corals and algae: war for life and death

Coral reefs are suffering from toxic algae chemical weapons last, appeared to protect against eating fish was absolutely deadly to corals. "Attack of the killer seaweed" — that could be called a third-kinouzhas some, but for the coral islands of Fiji are not staged, but, unfortunately, the harsh reality. Large algae killing corals in one touch, and the only way out for them may be the fish that eat these poisonous killers.

Over the past decade in many tropical coral reefs occurred peculiar change of power: it ceased to dominate the corals and algae prevail. Researchers at the Georgia

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Green algae killing corals

Coral reefs are suffering from toxic algae chemical weapons last, appeared to protect against eating fish was absolutely deadly to corals.

"Attack of the killer seaweed" — that could be called a third-kinouzhas some, but for the coral islands of Fiji are not staged, but, unfortunately, the harsh reality. Large algae killing corals in one touch, and the only way out for them may be the fish that eat these poisonous killers.

Over the past decade in many tropical coral reefs occurred peculiar change of power: it ceased to dominate the corals and algae prevail. Researchers at the Georgia Institute

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Chernoroty bull violates the aquatic ecosystem in Finland

Chernoroty bull or round goby was recently listed in the waters of Finland incoming vessels. The explosive proliferation but it threatens the destruction of today's traditional Finnish fish species. This unusual-looking fish just start flooding the waters of Finland.

"In particular, in order to determine the extent of the level of reproduction of these fish have been organized competitions in catching the bait last weekend in Helsinki", — says Jukka Halonen (Jukka Halonen), organizer of the event.

The competition was attended by 50 people who have caught a lot of fish, including 393 chernorotyh bulls that ranked first in number.

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In Lipetsk sea fishermen caught a piranha

In Matyrskom reservoir appeared piranhas. Exotic fish caught on a hook Lipetsk fisherman. An exceptional case — tropical predator in the middle zone not found.

Vladimir Korol — anglers with a decade of experience, but a miracle fish previously seen only on television. Surprise anglers no bounds. Vladimir shared: "He pulls out, and did not understand what it is. Thought plucked a white bream. Friend shouts," What are you doing there caught? "- But I do not understand. Then came and said, as if like a piranha ".

Unusual catch at first lived in the house of Vladimir Mikhailovich, swam

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In one of the oldest canals of Canada documented cases of mass death of fish

Thousands of dead fish found on the surface of the water in the Rideau Canal (Rideau Canal) in Ottawa. Tourists and local residents complain of foul smell and speculate on the causes of the fish kill in the organization kanale.Federalnaya Parks Canada, which is responsible for the Rideau Canal, says that there is no reason to worry. The organization has received many calls from residents concerned about the situation around the canal at the loss of the fish. However, representatives of the organization say that the fish died of natural causes, not related to pollution, in particular the lack of

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70% depleted fish stocks in the North Atlantic — EC

European Commission reports on the depletion of more than two-thirds of fish stocks in the North Atlantic, the executive body of the EU will present a July 13 amendments to EU legislation on fisheries, said at a press conference on Friday the official representative of the EC.

"The European fishing industry needs urgent reform. European ships caught more fish than nature can produce, destroying individual species and threatening the stability of the marine ecosystem," — he said.

In addition, companies in the EU fishing industry is often unprofitable and dependent on government subsidies.

Proposals will be sent

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In Primorye, stranding five-meter whale

May 31 five-meter dead whale found on the shore of a small bay of the village recreation staff Anna in Primorye. About the incident told the director of the institution Omelyanchuk Hope. This was the first time in the history of Russia. Scientists wonder: where did the whale mutant, and why he jumped ashore.

As told Omelyanchuk, early morning recreation managers reached the sea, and saw that the water near the shore lies belly-up some great big fish. At first they thought it was a shark. Sometimes they swim here in the summer. However, the locals said it was a

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In Kinneret blind fish: the reason is not installed

About 10% of the fish are caught by fishermen on the Sea of Galilee, infected with an unknown disease. Amnon first loses his sight and then dies.

The newspaper "Maariv" notes that since the onset of the "blind Amnon" in the Kinneret was 10 years, but neither the Ministry of Agriculture, Water Resources nor did nothing to identify the source of the epidemic.

The newspaper "Maariv" writes that according to documents held by the editorial board, in 2005 specialists of the Ministry of Agriculture Fisheries and with representatives of the Office of Water Resources concluded that it is necessary

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