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Researchers Confirm That The Megalodon Died Out Over Two

Researchers Confirm That The Megalodon Died Out Over Two Million Years Ago

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online An ancient 45- to 60-foot shark that resembled a larger version of the Great White shark, became extinct over two million years ago, and its death may have caused whales to grow to their...

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2014-10-31 23:04:58

The New York dinner represents a significant portion of ASF fundraising efforts with monies raised going to support the restoration and protection of wild Atlantic salmon in Canada and the United States. St. Andrews, N.B. (PRWEB) October 31, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to announce that Joseph R. Perella of New York City will be honored at the 32nd annual New York dinner being held on Wednesday, November 12th at the Plaza Hotel. Mr. Perella is a Founding Partner...

2014-10-30 23:01:13

The Monterey Bay Aquarium assessment examined land-based operations in British Columbia, Denmark and West Virginia where The Conservation Fund Freshwater Institute has partnered with ASF in growing Atlantic salmon on land. St. Andrews, NB (PRWEB) October 30, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is pleased to learn that three land based, closed-containment salmon farming operations have received a top sustainability ranking by the Monterey Bay Aquarium’s Seafood Watch program. The...

2014-10-29 23:01:33

Today, NOAA released the 2013 edition of their annual report, Fisheries of the United States, and five of the nation’s top ten ports for landings volume are anchored by the commercial menhaden industry. These latest findings highlight the menhaden industry’s contributions to port communities along both the Atlantic and Gulf coasts. Washington (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The Menhaden Fisheries Coalition is pleased to note that five of the nation’s top ten ports are largely supported by...

2014-10-23 23:10:02

On October 20, the FDA announced that 2014 bottles of Saba Shark Cartilage Complex, by AMS Health Sciences LLC, are recalled due to possible salmonella contamination. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized authority on law, updated the website providing detailed information to consumers. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 23, 2014 AttorneyOne.com, a recognized authority on law, update the website daily regarding all the latest information from the FDA on Saba Shark Cartilage Complex....

2014-10-23 20:22:00

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Aquaculture and Fisheries in Thousand Tons by the following Product Segments: Aquaculture, and Fisheries. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and...

Saving BOFFFFs (Big, Old, Fat, Fertile, Female Fish) Is Essential To Sustain Fisheries
2014-10-22 03:11:56

Provided by University of Hawaii at Manoa Recreational fishermen prize large trophy fish. Commercial fishing gear targets big fish. After all, larger fish feed the egos of humans as well as their bellies. A new compilation of research from around the world now shows that big, old, fat, fertile, female fish – known as BOFFFFs to scientists – are essential for ensuring that fishery stocks remain sustainable. "Information on many different kinds of freshwater and marine fish tell...

Fish Just Wanna Have Fun
2014-10-21 03:34:25

Provided by Whitney Heins, University of Tennessee at Knoxville Fish just want to have fun, according to a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study that finds even fish "play." The research is published in the academic journal Ethology. Gordon Burghardt, a professor in the departments of Psychology and Ecology are Evolutionary Biology, is known for defining "play" in a way that allows us to identify it in species not previously thought capable of play, such as wasps, reptiles and...

2014-10-20 08:20:58

"Opportunity for global leadership and lasting legacy" HOBART, Australia, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As representatives of the 25 Members((1)) of the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) meet in Hobart, where they will decide the fate of two key protection proposals in the Ross Sea and East Antarctica, the Antarctic Ocean Alliance (AOA) called on the member countries to honour their conservation commitments and finally agree to lasting and...

2014-10-14 23:10:51

New omega-3 supplement from Nordic Naturals offers superior quality omega-3s from fish oil and phospholipid-bound omega-3s from herring roe. Watsonville, California (PRWEB) October 14, 2014 Nordic Naturals, the #1 fish oil brand in the U.S. according to SPINS scan data, announces the release of Omega-3 Phospholipids™. The product combines the brand’s top-selling omega-3 fish oil concentrate with phospholipid-bound omega-3s from herring roe to deliver the potent alternative to krill....

2014-10-14 23:04:07

Omega Protein is being lauded for its sustainability by international sustainability certification program Friend of the Sea. The award recertifies the Company’s operations in the Gulf of Mexico producing fish meal and fish oil as sustainable, and follows the recent release of the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Report, which details Omega Protein’s commitment to social and environmental responsibility through its products and community service. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October...


Latest fish Reference Libraries

Triggerfish, Balistidae
2014-10-01 11:08:37

Balistidae is a family that contains about forty species of triggerfish that can be found in tropical and subtropical waters around the world, although the greatest variety of species can be found in the Indo- Pacific region. Most triggerfish species can be found in shallow water in coastal areas, especially near coral reefs, although some can be found living in the open ocean. While some species are edible, like the grey triggerfish others are not recommended for human consumption, including...

Striped Raphael Catfish, Platydoras armatulus
2014-09-12 09:39:00

The striped Raphael catfish (Platydoras armatulus), also known as the talking catfish or the chocolate catfish, is a species of catfish that can be found in many areas of South America, including the Amazon, the Orinoco, and the Tocantins and it has been introduced into the United States of America. This species burrows into the soft sand in river bottoms, feeding on crustaceans, mollusks, and organic fragments. The striped Raphael catfish holds small, curved spines that extend across its...

European Seabass, Dicentrarchus labrax
2014-08-06 11:52:06

The European Seabass (Dicentrarchus labrax) is a primarily ocean-going fish that occasionally enters brackish and fresh waters. It can also be known as the sea dace. As it is highly regarded as a table fish, it is often marketed as Mediterranean Seabass, bronzini or branzini. There has been some ferocious debate in Britain within the recent years as to the origin of the word “seabass”. The traditional word was “bass” but that has changed with the recent popularity of cooking...

Frogfish, Antennariidae
2014-08-06 11:08:26

Antennariidae is a family that holds forty-eight species of frogfish, which are actually a type of anglerfish that reside in the tropical and sub-tropical waters of the Indian Ocean, Red Sea, Pacific Ocean, and Atlantic Ocean. Most frogfish species can be found along the ocean floor near coral or rock reefs, although the Brackishwater Frogfish can be found in both salt and fresh water and the Sargassumfish can travel as far as Norway on the drifting sargassum on which it resides. Some of the...

Ray-finned Fish, Anostomidae
2014-08-06 10:45:25

Anostomidae is a family that holds over 140 species of ray-finned fish that reside in freshwater habitats from northern South America to Central Argentina. The scientific name of this family means mouth on top and it is thought to be most closely related to the toothless characins, the Chilodontidae headstanders, and the flannel-mouthed characins. Although this family is currently monotypic, some experts suggest that there is enough evidence to classify some of the genera within it, including...

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