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Publisher: Wageningen Marine Research

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Shelters within preference chamber (uniek eenmalig WUR)

For cold-blooded species, temperature determines their activity and metabolism: if it is warm enough, they become active and if it gets too cold, they remain still. But apart from temperature, fish respond to more environmental..


Continue reading 29 November 2023   4 mnd oud
rifhaai, eenmalig gebruik

According to a new study published in Science last week, reef sharks are facing extinction due to overfishing. The five main species that live on coral reefs have declined rapidly. Protected areas and fisheries management are the..


Continue reading 23 June 2023   9 mnd oud
green iguana (bijgesneden)

Florida is a hotspot for non-native species including many reptiles, which are spreading unchecked to the Caribbean. The Peters’s rock agama, a lizard native to sub-Saharan Africa, is among the latest species to spread from..


Continue reading 13 June 2023   10 mnd oud

In recent years, the fishing industry has been working with scientists to investigate the sustainable catching of Spisula subtruncata, a North Sea shellfish. Bird conservationists also participated, working together to gain more..


Continue reading 08 June 2023   10 mnd oud
Sabaanse Volwassen leguaan liggend op een rots op Saba (eenmalig exclusief gebruik WUR)

Research of Wageningen University & Research has identified a recent incursion of non-native iguanas on Saba, which form a major threat to the endemic melanistic iguana population. A promising study shows a new methodology with..


Continue reading 28 March 2023   1 jaar oud
Assisted Natural Recovery

Researchers from Van Hall Larenstein, Wageningen University and Wageningen Marine Research have developed a new approach to assist Diadema sea urchins’ natural recovery. In collaboration with the Saba Conservation Foundation, they..


Continue reading 05 August 2022   1 jaar oud
Gezenderde ruige dwergvleermuis UK (eenmalig gebruik WUR)

In the night of Sunday 2 to Monday 3 May, a Nathusius' pipistrelle flew from Minsmere in England directly to Wijk aan Zee (Netherlands). This is the first detection of such a crossing from England to the Netherlands through the..


Continue reading 05 May 2021   2 jaar oud

Researchers from Wageningen University and Research compiled thousands of photographs taken on Bonaire to analyze tourist activities and highlight the most common visited locations. Understanding the visitortypes and how they are..


Continue reading 01 January 2021   3 jaar oud
Queen Triggerfish (Balistes vetula)

Wageningen Marine Research and the Saba Bank Management Unit (SMBU) recently published an evaluation of the effectiveness of the seasonal fishing bans within Moonfish Bank based on the first five years of fish catch data. These..


Continue reading 21 October 2020   3 jaar oud
Hydrophones (underwater microphones) on the Saba Bank record sounds of a variety of marine species, from whales and dolphins to schools of fish

Since 2011, noise loggers have been collecting acoustic data of marine mammals, fish and man-made noises within Saba Bank. This project, a collaborate effort between Wageningen Marine Research and the Saba Conservation Foundation,..


Continue reading 14 October 2020   3 jaar oud

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