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April 25, 2017

Banning Transshipment at-Sea Necessary to Curb Illegal Fishing, Researchers Conclude

Apr. 18, 2017 — Banning transshipment at-sea -- the transfer of fish and supplies from one vessel to another in open waters -- is necessary to diminish illegal fishing, a team of researchers has concluded after an ... read more

Using Tropical Microbes to Improve the Environment

Apr. 18, 2017 — Researchers are harnessing properties in tropical microbes to address a variety of environmental, agricultural and aquacultural ... read more

Catch Shares Slow the 'Race to Fish'

Apr. 5, 2017 — A detailed analysis of 39 US fisheries shows that catch share programs slow the 'race to fish,' reducing costs and occupational hazards for fishermen, improving product quality, and ... read more

Apr. 5, 2017 — When it comes to their role in aquatic ecosystems, exotic water plants are generally no different than indigenous species. In fact, they can be an asset. That doesn't mean all exotic species ... read more

Apr. 4, 2017 — In a new study, researchers examined how the interaction of two genomes in animal cells -- the mitochondrial and nuclear genomes -- interact to affect adaptation of the Atlantic killifish to ... read more

Apr. 3, 2017 — Researchers have discovered the first European cave fish. A hobby cave diver first sighted the fish, a loach in the genus Barbatula, living in a hard-to-reach, underground water system in South ... read more

How to Clamp Down on Cyanide Fishing

Apr. 3, 2017 — Spraying cyanide in tropical seas can quickly and cheaply stun fish, allowing them to be easily captured and sold. But most countries where aquarium fish are collected have outlawed the method, which ... read more

Red Snapper Reproduction

Mar. 31, 2017 — Recent research conducted on the long-term issue of age distribution of red snapper in the Gulf of Mexico indicates that older fish, age eight and up are more reproductive than younger fish were over ... read more

Mar. 31, 2017 — Droplets and exhaled breath caught from the blowholes of killer whales along the Pacific coast are providing scientists with insights into whale health and revealing bacteria and fungi that may be a ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — More than three decades of data on the physical, chemical and biological variables in 11 Midwestern lakes show that while lake temperatures and nutrient concentrations rise within relatively expected ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — Fang blennies are small fish with big teeth. Specifically, they have two large canine teeth that jut out of their lower jaw. Since blenny fish are only about two inches long, these 'fangs' ... read more

Mar. 30, 2017 — Every year an increasing amount of sea ice is melting in the Arctic. This can start a chain reaction, which leads to increased production of algae and hence more food for creatures in the ... read more

Solving the Mystery of the Arctic's Green Ice

Mar. 29, 2017 — In 2011, researchers observed something that should be impossible — a massive bloom of phytoplankton growing under Arctic sea ice in conditions that should have been far too dark for anything ... read more

Mar. 29, 2017 — Unlike most animals, sea lampreys, an invasive, parasitic species of fish damaging the Great Lakes, could become male or female depending on how quickly they grow, according to a new ... read more

Mar. 28, 2017 — Changes in the body size of animals measured under controlled laboratory conditions have been shown to closely match changes in body size with seasonal warming in nature, according to ... read more

Mar. 28, 2017 — The rescue of 11 Asian Elephants (Elephas maximus) from a mud hole inside the Keo Seima Wildlife Sanctuary, Mondulkiri Province, Cambodia, on 24th March 2017 avoided a tragedy for wildlife ... read more

Unrestricted Improvements in Fishing Technology Threaten the Future of Seafood

Mar. 27, 2017 — Future improvement of fishing technology poses a threat for the global fishery that could be greater than climate change, new research suggests. The results suggest that we may have recently passed ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — Tasty, versatile, and rich in essential omega-3 fatty acids: salmon is one of the most popular edible fish of all. Shops sell fish caught in the wild, but their main produce is salmon from breeding ... read more

Mar. 22, 2017 — The discovery of a new species of hard coral, found on Lord Howe Island, suggests that the fauna of this isolated location in the Tasman Sea off south eastern Australia is even more distinct than ... read more

Fish Evolve by Playing It Safe

Mar. 21, 2017 — New research supports the creation of more marine reserves in the world's oceans because, the authors say, fish can evolve to be more cautious and stay away from fishing ... read more

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