The Nature Conservancy Announces Expansion of First dFAD Partnership

This year on World Tuna Day, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Hawai‘i and Palmyra announces the expansion of the first drifting […]

The Editors

How Can Fisheries Weather Climate Change? New Tool Offers Guidance

A new toolkit helps natural resource managers adapt fisheries management in an uncertain future.

Natalie van Hoose

Palmyra’s Fishing for Science Program Tags 1,000th Fish

Launched in 2018, the program tagged its 1000th fish on December 5, 2022—a significant milestone in a challenging environment.

Matthew L. Miller

Scenario Planning: Imagining a Healthy Future for Fisheries and Oceans

How understanding the future can help us make informed decisions in the present.

Serena Lomonico

How Scientists Fish: The Hand Line

On Palmyra Atoll, getting big fish on board quickly relies on an old fishing tool: the hand line.

Matthew L. Miller

Stories from Palmyra: The Recapture

The highlight of giant trevally fishing at Palmyra Atoll isn’t the size of the fish. It’s the recapture.

Matthew L. Miller

Fishing for Science on Palmyra Atoll

Tagging trevally on a remote island with rod and reel.

Matthew L. Miller

Passing FAD: Partnership Protects the Reef at Palmyra Atoll

An industry/conservation partnership tracks Fish Aggregating Devices (FADS) at Palmyra Atoll.

Matthew L. Miller

For Parrotfish, One Protected Area Isn’t Enough

Research from the Solomon Islands finds that populations of bumphead parrotfish rely on larvae from other reefs, meaning they’re unlikely to rebound if the entire region is overfished.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

The End of Trash Fish

It’s time to put the idea of “trash fish” where it belongs—in the trash.

Matthew L. Miller

Electronic Monitoring Could Be Key for Data-Poor Longline Fisheries

Electronic monitoring can provide much-needed data on catch and discards on longline tuna fisheries.

Justine E. Hausheer

Story type: TNC Science Brief

9 Cool Freshwater Fish You’ve Never Heard Of

Do you know the hardhead? The chiselmouth? Celebrate freshwater biodiversity with these cool fish.

Matthew L. Miller