News From the Field
Where have all the codfish gone?
February 25, 2014
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.The mega-decline in cod and other fisheries across the North Atlantic Ocean threatens the livelihood of fishermen and communities in New England and Atlantic Canada. One suspect in the disappearance of cod and other groundfish is the food source for their young: A planktonic copepod crustacean. The first transcriptome for the key North Atlantic copepod Calanus finmarchicus has been published.Full Story
University of Hawaii at Manoa
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