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Fish Hitches a Ride to US in Tsunami Boat

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April 7, 2013
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Tropical beakfish was swimming inside a bait box in a skiff, that's thought to have drifted across the Pacific with debris from the 2011 tsunami.


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Australia: From Tuna Hunter to Sushi Saver

Australia: From Tuna Hunter to Sushi Saver

Deutsche Welle (Apr. 30, 2012) — Bluefin tuna are threatened by extinction as the global appetite for the fish soars. A fishing ban is unlikely, so one solution is to breed the fish in underwater cages. But they're not easy to rear in captivity. In Australia, German-born Hagen Stehr is working to mimic natural living conditions of the fish in his onshore farm. The idea is to create an artificial model of the journey to their spawning grounds in order to trick the fish into reproducing.
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Recycling Seafood: Oil From Fish Waste

Recycling Seafood: Oil From Fish Waste

Deutsche Welle (June 23, 2013) — Leftovers from the fish industry might become a valuable raw material in the future. A German company has developed a system for recycling shrimp shells and other fish waste to create oils for the food production industry. The oils are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which help prevent cardiovascular problems. The aim is to minimize waste from the fish-processing industry. Other potential leftovers are turned into a powder that is high in protein and may have anti-inflammatory properties.
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Story Behind the Story: Shark Fishing

Story Behind the Story: Shark Fishing

CBC (Aug. 13, 2013) — Filming at sea is challenging at the best of times. But trying to film wriggling sharks on a rocking boat from another rocking boat - without losing your lunch - is a whole other story.
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RAW VIDEO: Florida Teen Catches Ride With Whale Shark

RAW VIDEO: Florida Teen Catches Ride With Whale Shark

AP (June 17, 2013) — Chris Kreis of Fort Myers, Fla. was out on the water with his dad and a group of friends when they came across a massive whale shark near their boat. The teen jumped in the water, and briefly caught a ride with the giant sea creature.
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