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2009-09-01 10:35:00

Administration Receives More Than 55,000 Comments Opposing Its Fisheries Proposal WASHINGTON, Sept.

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2009-09-01 08:25:00

In the open ocean, species of large predatory fish will swim and hunt for food at various depths, which leads to unique diets in these fish.

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2008-12-25 08:15:00

True story: NASA technology saves Claus from a disaster at sea! Christmas (and the sport of fishing) may never be the same.

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2008-12-13 14:15:54

The federal government has, for many years, recommended that pregnant women and young children limit their consumption of fish to avoid exposure to potentially harmful amounts of mercury.

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2008-10-29 14:31:16

Scientists reported on Wednesday that one-third of the world's ocean fish catch is ground up for animal feed — a potential problem for marine ecosystems and a waste of a resource that could directly nourish humans.

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2008-10-29 08:10:00

Atlantic sharks may have hope for the future thanks to an international team of scientists who want to ban the catching of eight species.

2008-10-18 00:00:10

U.S. and international scientists are calling for protected "swimways" to save leatherback sea turtles and hammerhead sharks from fishing nets.

2008-07-06 18:00:15

By Catherine Evans A SIX-FOOT long sword- Catherine Evans fish - usually found in the Pacific Ocean - has been washed up on Barry Island beach. The large fish - weighing more than 150lbs - was discovered by beach inspectors on the shore at Whitmore Bay in the early hours of yesterday.

2008-01-09 06:00:00

The recent development of daytime recreational deep-dropping in South Florida is a double-edged swordfishery, according to participants. Catching big swordfish under the sun has been a huge boon to the charter boat industry and the recreational community.

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2007-07-25 00:05:00

Jumbo squid that can grow up to 7 feet long and weigh more than 110 pounds is invading central California waters and preying on local anchovy, hake and other commercial fish populations, according to a study published Tuesday.


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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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2007-04-03 00:27:56

The Atlantic menhaden (Brevoortia tyrannus) is a silvery, highly compressed fish in the herring family, Clupeidae. A filter feeder, it lives on plankton caught in midwater. An adult fish can filter up to four gallons of water a minute and they play an important role in clarifying ocean water. They are also a natural check to the deadly red tide. Menhaden occur in large numbers in the North Atlantic, ranging from Nova Scotia, Canada to central Florida, USA. They swim in large schools, some...

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