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2014-09-04 08:30:23

New design offers fresh look and user-friendly tools for health professionals and government audiences PITTSBURGH, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Canned Food Alliance (CFA) launched its newly redesigned website, www.mealtime.org, to better serve health and nutrition industry professionals and government, while also providing a path for consumers. The new website, designed by Response Labs LLC, is the result of a shift in marketing and communications strategies. "Educating...

Polypterus senegalus
2014-09-01 04:00:02

Cynthia Lee, McGill University About 400 million years ago a group of fish began exploring land and evolved into tetrapods – today's amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. But just how these ancient fish used their fishy bodies and fins in a terrestrial environment and what evolutionary processes were at play remain scientific mysteries. Researchers at McGill University published in the journal Nature, turned to a living fish, called Polypterus, to help show what might have...

common bluestripe snappers
2014-09-01 02:00:40

John Delaney, Wildlife Conservation Society A new study reports that an expansion of marine protected areas is needed to protect fish species that perform key ecological functions. According to investigators from the Wildlife Conservation Society and other organizations, previous efforts at protecting fish have focused on saving the largest numbers of species, often at the expense of those species that provide key and difficult-to-replace ecological functions. Many vital ecological...

2014-08-29 23:03:52

Salmon In The Seine is a beautifully-written tribute to Ernest Hemingway and his love for nature and the outdoors. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) August 29, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) and its award-winning publication, the Atlantic Salmon Journal, are pleased to announce that an article written by John Hemingway will be featured in the upcoming fall issue of the Atlantic Salmon Journal. Published quarterly since 1952, the Journal is the world's premier publication...

2014-08-29 16:20:59

WASHINGTON, Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A bright new chapter for bluefin tuna has begun. NOAA Fisheries just issued a strong final amendment Aug. 29 for protecting these giants of the ocean. With the promulgation of implementing regulations, the new amendment will help stop western Atlantic bluefin--and approximately 80 other types of marine wildlife--from unnecessarily dying on surface longlines, fishing gear that is intended primarily for yellowfin tuna and swordfish,...

2014-08-25 08:31:34

Leading Intellectual Property Law Firm Uses ON24 Webcast Elite to Deliver Thought Leadership and Continuing Education Content SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Fish & Richardson, an international law firm dedicated to intellectual property, litigation and technology law, has developed with ON24 a thought leadership webcast series supporting business development and relationship building, especially with existing clients. The webinars feature valuable continuing education content...

2014-08-25 04:20:14

Millersville University professor catches 20 sharks with her class MILLERSVILLE, Pa., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Each summer across America there are fishing derbies, fish fries and lots of fishing stories. Did you hear the one about the professor who caught 20 sharks on a longline? Actually, that's a true story and comes from the Chincoteague Bay Field Station (CBFS) at Wallops Island, located on the Eastern Shore of Virginia. For non-fishermen, a longline uses...

2014-08-22 23:01:19

Wild Atlantic salmon returns are being reported as poor in many North American rivers. St. Andrews, New Brunswick (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 The Atlantic Salmon Federation (ASF) is gearing up for the annual fall run of North American fundraising dinners. Every year, the dinners represent a significant portion of ASF fundraising efforts with monies raised going to support the restoration and protection of wild Atlantic salmon. This year is of particular importance however, with poor Atlantic...

lionfish terminators
2014-08-17 02:05:19

Kurt Ingeman, Oregon State University New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, seems to indicate that lionfish are not just a predator, but more like the “terminator” of movie fame. The finding of behavior that was called “alarming” was presented August 14 by Kurt Ingeman, a researcher from Oregon State University, at the annual meeting of...

2014-08-16 08:20:15

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y., Aug. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Car wraps and fleet advertising are relatively new, effective, and cost efficient forms of advertising, but not the only method of turning heads. Sometimes, an effective approach for something that is perceived as exciting, such as Discovery Channel's Shark Week, is taking your advertisement blatantly over the top, but in a somewhat subtle way. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140814/136367 In 2014's Premier Shark...


Latest fish Reference Libraries

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...

Freshwater Eels, Anguillidae
2014-08-06 10:21:09

Anguillidae is a family of nineteen species and six subspecies of freshwater eels that reside in freshwater lakes, rivers, and estuaries. These eels are long and snake-like in shape with a large head and the dorsal fins typically merge with the anal and caudal fins, creating a fringe on the end of the body. The pectoral fins are small and the scales are soft and thin. Anguillidae eels migrate to the ocean in order to spawn and can be found in many areas including the North Pacific Ocean and...

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