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Food Webs and Forage Fish

Welcome to the Food Webs and Forage Fish Monitoring Work Group
 
Meetings
Wednesday, October 19, 2011. Center for Urban Waters, Tacoma.


For questions and comments, please contact the workgroup coordinator Nathalie Hamel, nathalie.hamel@psp.wa.gov, 360.339.5826
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Behold! The Mighty Herring!
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For many reasons, it's the biggest fish in BC waters. A special report by Jude Isabella, 4 Nov 2011, TheTyee.ca  Mar 21, 2012, 12:00 PM nathalie hamel
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Increasing pressure to harvest small fish worries scientists
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Seattle Times. Ocean scientists worry that pressure to harvest small schooling fish could have serious consequences for other sea life.   Apr 4, 2012, 1:07 PM nathalie hamel
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Too Many Small Fish Are Caught, Report Says
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New York Times. An international group of marine scientists is calling for cuts in commercial fishing for sardines, herring and other so-called forage fish whose use as food for fish farms is soaring. The catch should be cut in half for some fisheries, the scientists say, to protect populations of both the fish and the natural predators that depend on them.   Apr 4, 2012, 1:07 PM nathalie hamel
 Reports
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2011 Forage Fish Needs Assessment Workshop Findings
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In January 2011, SeaDoc and the Northwest Straits Commission facilitated a meeting of 25 scientists and managers working on forage fish issues on both sides of the US/Canada border.  Apr 4, 2012, 1:07 PM nathalie hamel
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Lenfest Forage Fish Task Force report
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Comprehensive examination of the science and management of forage fish populations through workshops, site visits, case studies, and quantitative modeling of marine food webs  Apr 4, 2012, 1:06 PM nathalie hamel
Ċ Marshall and Bargmann 2005.pdf
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Indirect Effects: Environmental Changes, Copepods and Herring  332k v. 4 Apr 4, 2012, 1:06 PM nathalie hamel
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