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Sharks more vulnerable than originally thought, new research shows

A study of small-scale fisheries operating from Kenya, Zanzibar and Madagascar, has revealed the massive underreporting of sharks and rays caught annually in the region.

hammerhead shark

New study on salmon behaviour could lead to management and welfare improvements

A new study involving the University of Stirling has shed fresh light on the link between the life history of fish and their behaviour.

Dr Sonia Rey Planellas

£1.7m project aims to boost vital aquaculture species

A major research collaboration – involving scientists at the University of Stirling – is aiming to boost stocks of aquaculture species that are vital to the UK.

lumpfish picture

Government advisor set to head-up Institute of Aquaculture

An award-winning marine biologist – who serves as a Chief Scientific Advisor to the UK Government – is set to take on a principal role with the University of Stirling’s Institute of Aquaculture.

Professor Selina Stead

Stirling contributes to new handbook on salmon welfare

The aquaculture industry is set to benefit from a new handbook – created in collaboration with the University of Stirling – which will help experts assess the welfare of Atlantic salmon.

Fish farm