Even Sharks Like Sushi

Right now in The Bahamas, Blue Ocean Fellow, Dr. Demian Chapman is hunting sharks—for their own good. Chapman’s team is catching, tagging and releasing oceanic whitetip sharks (Carcharhinus longimanus). The oceanic whitetip—not a mellow species, by the way–is… Read More
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Blue Catfish Blues Mean A Fish Rated Green

In the 1970’s/1980’s some humans decided to introduce Blue Catfish into three Virginia Rivers in the Chesapeake Bay region. The bright idea: start a new recreational fishery. The Blue Catfish is a very large [100 lb.] freshwater creature… Read More
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Reopening New England’s Closed Fishing Areas Would Be Bad For Mammals, Too

In the early 1990’s, fisheries managers closed several fishing areas off New England. They closed these areas to help rebuild depleted fish populations of commercially important species of cod, haddock, and flounders. But these closed areas have also… Read More
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