Isopod Replaces Fish's Tongue
US studies humpback whale endangered list removal
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has launched a review of whether it should take North Pacific humpback whales off the endangered species list.
Deadly sea snake has a doppelganger
(Phys.org)—Scientists have discovered that the lethal beaked sea snake is actually two species with separate evolutions, which resulted in identical snakes.
High-Tech fishing net finalist for Dyson Award
Lake researchers find fishermen a good resource for limnology
Biologists fish for reasons behind endangered grouper's comeback
In the waters along Florida's east and west coasts, Florida State University marine biologists are collecting new data on the once severely overfished Atlantic goliath grouper, a native species that is making ...
Fishermen join scientists to track estuary black bream
Recreational fishermen are helping researchers in an ambitious three-year study to find out more about the popular black bream (Acanthopagrus butcheri) fish species.
Professor identifies oldest and youngest stag-moose in North America
Matthew Hill has identified countless bones found by farmers, fishermen, rock hounds and heavy equipment operators. Most of the remains turn out to be deer, bison, horse or cow bones, or simply odd looking ...
Indian Ocean paradise island beset by shark controversy
The dangers of shark attacks are no secret for Georges, who as a kid was repeatedly warned to beware of the large predators lurking in the tropical waters off his native Reunion island.
Stanford-affiliated sea-faring robot searches for toxic algae
(Phys.org) —A robotic sensor placed in Puget Sound searches for signs of toxic algae and bacteria that contaminate seafood. A successful test run of the Stanford-affiliated project could lead to a network ...
'Testicle-munching' Amazon fish found off Denmark
A Danish fisherman made an unusual find in his nets recently when he discovered a pacu, a sharp-toothed cousin of the South American piranha with a reported penchant for testicles.
Ocean advocates push for Bermuda marine reserve (Update)
Officials from the Pew Charitable Trusts and one of famed underwater explorer Jacques Cousteau's grandsons were in Bermuda on Thursday calling for the creation of the Atlantic's biggest marine reserve.
Questions for Heather Leslie: How can the market sustain fisheries?
Heather Leslie, assistant professor of environmental studies, says it's a mistake to assume market forces and sustainability must always be at loggerheads. In a recently published paper, Leslie and a group ...
In US, struggle against snakehead ends on plates
The snakehead is an invasive species of fish from Asia that is threatening the delicate ecosystem of the Potomac River that flows through Washington into the Atlantic Ocean.