News tagged with fish

Anchovies eat plastic because it smells like prey

As you bite into a delicious piece of fish, you probably don't think about what the fish itself ate – but perhaps you should. Over 50 species of fish have been found to consume plastic trash at sea. This is bad news, not ...

dateAug 16, 2017 in Environment
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Marine noise pollution stresses and confuses fish

Researchers at Newcastle University (UK) found that European sea bass experienced higher stress levels when exposed to the types of piling and drilling sounds made during the construction of offshore structures.

dateAug 10, 2017 in Ecology
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Marine reserves a solution to bycatch problem in oceans

Commercial fishermen may be able to catch more of the profitable fish they want with marine reserves than without them, according to a study in the journal PNAS led by the University of California, Davis. Using marine reserves ...

dateAug 07, 2017 in Ecology
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