News tagged with fish

Transforming wood into food

Currently, sawmills treat sawdust as special waste that can't be put to good use. Accumulating sawdust piles in sawmills can even limit production. Risto Korpinen from Luke thinks that sawdust could be a part of the answer ...

dateSep 18, 2017 in Environment
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California crabbers use GPS to find whale-killing gear

Fisherman Jake Bunch leans over the side of the fishing boat "Sadie K," spears his catch, and reels it aboard: an abandoned crab pot, dangling one limp lasagna noodle of kelp and dozens of feet of rope, just the kind of fishing ...

dateSep 14, 2017 in Ecology
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Old fish few and far between under fishing pressure

Like old-growth trees in a forest, old fish in the ocean play important roles in the diversity and stability of marine ecosystems. Critically, the longer a fish is allowed to live, the more likely it is to successfully reproduce ...

dateSep 14, 2017 in Ecology
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'Handedness' in scale-eating fish

Two researchers from Nagoya University and the University of Toyama find scale-eating fish have a naturally stronger side for attacking prey fish, and learn to use the dominant side through experience.

dateSep 14, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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