Aquaculture

Risky Business: Maintaining Economic and Ecological Balance in the Fishing Industry

February 03, 2021

Written By: Jenna Quan

As you gaze down at the piece of salmon sitting atop the sushi roll you just ordered, you may wonder: Where did this fish come from? Who caught it? How are there enough fish being caught to feed all of the other people who ordered a salmon sushi roll today? Will there be enough tomorrow as well? Despite pondering these questions for a few seconds, you probably shrug it off and delve into your delicious meal, not to think of it again until the next time you arrive at a sushi restaurant.

There’s a new detective in town: SHERLOCK technology is reimagining species detection and identification in fish

November 17, 2020
Written by: Jenna Quan There’s a new detective in town: SHERLOCK technology is reimagining species detection and identification in fish.

Understanding species interactions and population dynamics are important for tracking the success and spread of threatened and endangered species. But how can scientists accurately track these data for species that look the same and cannot be identified via visual comparisons of two individuals? The answer may lie in the realm of conservation genetics and genomics.