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By Paul Davis; Journal Staff Writer Before he was old enough to drive, Andrew Cavanagh fished. As a boy, he held a flashlight on a dock at Sakonnet Point while his father, a lobsterman, tinkered with an oily engine.
TOKYO (Reuters) - The body of a Japanese fisherman killed this week when a Russian patrol boat shot at a crabbing vessel in disputed waters between the two countries, was returned to Japan on Saturday, the foreign ministry said.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Russia on Saturday handed over the body of a Japanese fisherman killed when one of its patrol boats shot at a crabbing vessel in disputed waters between the two countries, the Japanese foreign ministry said.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan has urged Russia to release the three remaining crew members of a fishing boat seized after a Russian patrol boat fired on their vessel and a Japanese fisherman died, a foreign ministry official said on Friday.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Three Mexican shark fishermen survived nine months at sea in a small boat by eating raw birds and fish and drinking rain water as they drifted thousands of miles (kilometers) across the Pacific Ocean.
By Paul Tait SYDNEY (Reuters) - Three Mexican fishermen found drifting in the Pacific Ocean could have been lost for almost a year and two others were missing and presumed dead, the manager of a fishing company that rescued them said on Wednesday.
By Teruaki Ueno TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese fisherman died after a Russian patrol boat fired on a fishing boat on Wednesday, Japanese officials said, prompting Tokyo to protest what appeared to be the first fatality for 50 years in a territorial dispute.
TOKYO (Reuters) - A Japanese fisherman died after a Russian patrol boat fired on a fishing boat on Wednesday, prompting Japan to protest over what appeared to be the first fatality in 50 years in a territorial dispute.
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Marijuana will not be for sale in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf near tourist trinkets after city officials denied a permit to a pot club seeking to open in the city's well-known destination.
By Waheed Khan KHARO CHAN, Pakistan (Reuters) - A year in an Indian jail hasn't put 13-year-old Rasool Baksh off returning to Pakistan's Arabian sea coast and going back to sea.
The greater bulldog bat (Noctilio leporinus), also known as the fisherman bat, is native to Latin America. Its range extends from Mexico to northern Argentina, and includes most of the Caribbean Islands. Despite its large range, its distribution is fragmented due to its preferred habitats with an abundance of water. The greater bulldog bat is threatened by deforestation, water pollution, and changing water levels, but with no immediate danger and a large range, the IUCN has placed it as a...
- A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.