News tagged with fish

Fishing countries to discuss bluefin quotas

Against the backdrop of an apparent Atlantic bluefin tuna recovery, fishing nations gather in Genoa, Italy, next week to set new limits, closely watched by environmental groups and scientists.

dateNov 08, 2014 in Ecology
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Diving for data on fish populations

Famed explorer Jacques Cousteau was a pioneer in underwater diving technology, a founding figure of the modern conservation movement, and a man who inspired generations of marine scientists. Today, one of ...

dateApr 10, 2015 in Ecology
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First invasive lionfish discovered in Brazil

A single fish caught with a hand spear off the Brazilian coast is making big waves across the entire southwestern Atlantic. In May 2014, a group of recreational divers spotted an adult lionfish—the voracious ...

dateApr 22, 2015 in Ecology
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How mixing light with salt makes a smolt?

For decades, researchers have tried to find out what regulates changes in salmon when they transform from being freshwater to saltwater fish. Now they have come a little closer to an answer.

dateMay 05, 2015 in Ecology
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Scuba divers lead charge against invasive lionfish

Clad in a gray hooded wetsuit, Eric Billips straps on his scuba tank, grabs a pole spear and nods at his dive buddy as they step feet-first off the boat and disappear with a splash into sparkling blue waters ...

dateFeb 17, 2015 in Ecology
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