Fisheries

Alternative fishing gears may do more harm than good in the Upper Gulf of California

Alternative fishing gears are often designed with one target species in mind. If the new…

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Fisheries

Economic value of fishing activity in the lagoon complex of Bahía Magdalena-Almejas, B.C.S., Mexico

The communities of Puerto San Carlos and Puerto Chale are part of the Bahía Magdalena-Almejas…

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Mangroves

Distant mangroves share similar fish communities, while neighbors can be different

Mangrove forests form complex and productive ecosystems at the edges of the tropical oceans, and…

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Fisheries

Echosounder surveys reveal that small fish escape from the Gulf Corvina fishery

Every spring, adult Gulf Corvina (Cynoscion othonopterus) return to where they were born in the…

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Gulf Corvina

The value of fisheries in the Upper Gulf of California

In April 2015, a temporary suspension of fishing with gill nets in the Upper Gulf…

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Habitat Diversity

Bahía Magdalena: habitat diversity sustains fisheries

The lagoon complex Bahia Magdalena-Almejas (BMA) is one of the most biodiverse lagoon ecosystems in…

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Coral Reef

Marine habitat distributions in the Gulf of California

The value of nature and its contribution to human well-being and development is being increasingly…

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Cabo Pulmo

Finding fish with sound at Cabo Pulmo National Park

Counting fish is not an easy task and traditionally requires dive teams to spend many…

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Cabo Pulmo

Recovering fishery resources in the Gulf of California

Ocean reefs are a source of food and income for many coastal communities that extract…

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Fisheries

Sardine fishery collapse in the Gulf of California

Sardines and anchovies are small pelagic fish (also known as forage fish), low in the…

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Fisheries

Fisheries driving development in Punta Abreojos, Mexico

Punta Abreojos is one of the most important fishing communities in terms of marine resource…

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Fisheries

The lunar cycle and the fisheries of the Upper Gulf of California

In the Upper Gulf of California large tidal fluctuations, as well as migration and spawning…

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Mangroves

Mangroves are snapper generators

Juvenile yellow snapper (Lutjanus argentiventris) depend on estuary habitats in their first year of life….

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Jellyfish

Understanding the jellyfish bloom of 2012 in Golfo de Santa Clara

Since the 1970s, concern has emerged about the increase in size and frequency of jellyfish…

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Alto Golfo

Kilos and Pesos. Interactions between fisheries catch and market value.

The fishing industry provides food both for human or animal consumption. It also provides livelihood…

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Alto Golfo

Mapping sound production by Gulf Corvina at a spawning aggregation site

During the months of March through June, over a million Gulf Corvina (Cynoscion othonopterus) migrate…

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Fisheries

Spatial Distribution of Potential Fishing Effort in the Gulf of California, Mexico

The Gulf of California is well known for being one of the world’s top marine…

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Mangroves

Snapper habitat in Gulf of California mangrove forests

Many fish use mangrove forests as habitat, especially while they are juveniles. Snappers (Lutjanidae) are…

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Climate

Climate and fisheries

El Niño is an ocean and atmospheric phenomenon that has a significant impact on our…

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Fisheries

Spatial structure of commercial marine fisheries in NW Mexico

Marine fisheries in NW Mexico are currently managed as a single group. Our 2011 analysis…

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