News tagged with fish hook

Gone fishing? We have for 42,000 years

( -- An archaeologist from The Australian National University has uncovered the world’s oldest evidence of deep sea fishing for big fish, showing that 42,000 years ago our regional ancestors had mastered ...

dateNov 25, 2011 in Archaeology & Fossils
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New fishing hook reduces shark catch

( -- Scientists have developed a new type of fishing hook to reduce the number of sharks accidently caught from commercial fishing. The special hook, called SMART Hook (Selective Magnetic and Repellent-Treated ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Ecology
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