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    repopulating the ocean. An estuary is critically important to the overall health of the environment. Having a healthy fishery from a commercial stand point also adds to the economy. Tourism, fisheries and other commercial activities thrive. Within Volusia County’s portion of the IRL you will find the Intracoastal Waterway, harbors, industry, and a home to commercial and recreational fisheries. Boating, tourism and other recreational facilities also support economic activity that would be…

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    requires people to go to college for four years, in fields such as Fisheries Science, Management and Law, Natural Resource or Wildlife Management. This allows one the ability to work with one's hands and be out of doors. This does take training in order to learn how to catch or handle animals properly and also learning to deal with criminals. Being a Game Warden requires people to receive their Bachelors degree in fields such as Fisheries Science, Management and Law, Natural Resource or…

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    Salmon Case Study

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    Alina Kravchenko — Open-Net Salmon Farming in British Columbia — Minister of Agriculture and the Provincial Aquaculture Program (BC Government) "A Competitiveness Survey of the British Columbia Salmon Farming Industry." British Columbia. PricewaterhouseCoopers, n.d. Web. 26 May 2015. . • Canada is the world’s fourth largest producer of farmed salmon, after Norway, Chile, and UK. • US is the largest import market for salmon, and because Canada and US are close trading partners, BC constitutes…

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    Nile Perch Essay

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    fish, Nile perch was introduced to Lake Victoria in 1954 by the British colonialists and by 1970s there had been an increase in the fishing output from the lake, firstly observed in Nyanza , Kenya although this was at an expense ("Lake Victoria Fisheries: An Introduction", 2017). Nile perch turned out to be an invasive species by feeding one of the native species, haplochromine cichlids, thus reducing their numbers because the Nile perch population had already outnumbered its prey at this point…

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    Sustainable Fishing

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    sustainability. For this reason, the past “I didn’t know” excuse is no longer a justifiable one. Organizations like The Monterey Bay Aquarium and the National Oceanic and Atmosphere Administration are building a firm argument for supporting sustainable fisheries around the world and here in the United States. By opposing tough regulations and rules…

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    million bushels were harvested yearly but three centuries later that number jumped to over 20 million. By the twentieth century the Chesapeake Bay had become one of the United States’ largest oyster fishery (Chesapeake Bay Program, 2016). The supply and demand needs of the economy is what drives the fisheries to harvest larger and larger amount, which in turns is destroying the oyster…

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    Fish Fishing Effects

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    alive to be able to replenish stocks for future years. It is human nature to try to make as much money as possible, but this has to be weighed against the economic hardship that whole communities have suffered as a result of overexploiting their own fisheries, not to mention the grave consequences of overfishing for fish…

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    The graduate schools I chose to analyze are State University of New York, Graduate School of Clemson, and Colorado State University. I chose these schools because they offer my program of study for a Master of Science degree in a field relate to Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. Evaluation Criteria Before I chose a graduate school, I needed to determine what my criteria was. My criteria is the location of the school, tuition…

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    NASA receives 3.5 times greater funding than the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), yet NOAA could help preserve the world. Amitai Etzioni discussed how the government should be more concerned about the ocean because it impacts the climate. Government funding should be put towards oceanic studies because people receive a lot of their food supply from the ocean. Finally, Etzioni discussed the amount of energy that could come from harnessing ocean currents. Etzioni has a great…

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    Bottom trawling is a high-efficiency fishing technique in global coastal fisheries [1], but with negative effects on marine benthos [2]. Bottom trawling affects seabed environments by dragging a net on the seabed and suspending sediments [3]. In addition, this fishing activity threatens marine benthic biodiversity and destroys the structures of benthic ecosystems [4]. Fishers have been concerned with these impacts for 600 years [5]. Over the past half century, the impacts of bottom trawling have…

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