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Costa Rican Longline Fishery Kills Thousands Of Sea Turtles, Sharks
2013-10-03 06:51:59

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In the last decade, the second-most-common catch on Costa Rica's longline fisheries were olive ridley sea turtles, not a commercial fish species. These longline fisheries also caught more green turtles than most species of fish, according to a new study led by Drexel University. The findings, published in the Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, indicate longline fishing is a major threat to the Pacific populations of...

2011-04-08 09:45:00

CINCINNATI, April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced new details of its progress on seafood sustainability and the next phase of its partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF), a leading global conservation organization. WWF is at the forefront of developing strategies for responsibly-sourced wild seafood. Kroger has been working with WWF for more than a year to assess its current seafood supply and develop ways to improve the sustainability of its seafood...

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2010-10-24 07:10:00

US officials on Friday reopened 7,000 square miles of Gulf of Mexico waters to fishing, returning the region to nearly full fishing status. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said 96 percent of Gulf waters are now open for fishing. The latest area to reopen was located about 80 nautical miles south of the Florida panhandle. It was the 10th reopening in the Gulf of Mexico since July, when BP engineers effectively killed the ruptured oil well on the sea floor that...

2008-06-22 06:00:13

By Monica Holland, The Fayetteville Observer, N.C. Jun. 22--Of all the Gulf Stream's blue water bounty that Ned Garber has pulled from the sea, mahi mahi have given him some of the best experiences. Known for their fight and beauty, these fish can be lured by the school if you know how to bail 'em. "A lot of times when you catch a dolphin, the school will come up to the boat with the one that's hooked," Garber said. "So the technique is to leave that one in the water and take some...


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2007-04-05 00:16:31

The Mahi-mahi, Coryphaena hippurus, also known as Dolphin-fish, Dolphin, and Dorado are surface-dwelling ray-finned fish found in off-shore tropical and subtropical waters worldwide. They are one of only two members of the Coryphaenidae family, the other being the Pompano dolphin-fish. The name "mahi-mahi" ("strong-strong" in Hawaiian), particularly on restaurant menus, has been adopted in recent years to avoid confusing these fish with dolphins, which are mammals. They are also commonly...

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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Dorado (golden fish) Constellation -- Location: Southern Hemisphere; Coordinates: Right Ascension: 05h; Declination: -65; Source: Modern constellation mapped by Dutch navigators Pieter Dirkszoon Keyser and Frederick de Houtman, circa 1595 The constellation Dorado is in the shape of a fish. It is referred to in some early atlases as Xiphias (swordfish), but that is the result of an erroneous translation of the species. The constellation has been credited to two Dutch navigators, Pieter...

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Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'