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2014-11-03 08:28:02

StarKist Low Sodium Chunk Light Tuna in Water Pouch chosen as one of the 'Healthiest Grab-and-Go Lunches" on magazine's annual list PITTSBURGH, Nov.

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

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

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

Megalodon
2014-10-27 05:26:49

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 current sizes.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Fish just want to have fun, according to a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study that finds even fish "play."


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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