Fisheries and Environmental Science pict

Fisheries and Environmental Science

As the world's fisheries dwindle, the demand for seafood products continues to grow.

Traditional methods of restoring fish - limiting the catch, size, or season when you can catch them - are not enough to restore these threatened fisheries to health.

Natural recovery can take 50 to 100 years for a depleted fishery to return to sustainable levels - and that simply is not fast enough.

OI is researching several areas that can help restore depleted fisheries: