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Task Force: Throw The Little Fish Back!
2012-04-02 10:41:00

New analysis by an international group of scientists specializing in everything from fish ecology to marine mammals highlights the importance of preserving the seas’ smallest fish species that serve as an important food for larger marine animals.

Fishy Behavior
2011-10-05 04:06:17

A fish’s personality may determine how it is captured. This association between personality difference and capture-technique could have significant evolutionary and ecological consequences for affected fish populations, as well as for the quality of fisheries.

Warming Seas Affect European Fish Stocks
2011-09-16 12:45:27

The first "big picture" study of the effects of rapidly rising temperatures in the northeast Atlantic Ocean shows that a major shift in fish stocks is already well underway.

2008-08-24 12:00:22

By Mary Pemberton Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- Large areas of the Bering Sea off Alaska's coast will soon be off-limits to bottom trawling, a practice involving fishing vessels that drag huge, weighted nets across the ocean floor.

2008-07-01 18:00:13

An analysis of 50 years of data from weekly U.S. fish trawling surveys in and near Rhode Island's Narragansett Bay show climate change is affecting the fish.


Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.