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Angler advantage, knowing what fish see

Many types of schooling fish and most large fish, particularly predators, have large eyes, but it's where they feed that determines the value needs of their vision [...]

November 13, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Wednesday Fish Facts: What fish see remains a challenging question

The question of what fish actually see has been, and still is, a challenging one for marine scientists [...]

July 3, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Smell aids fish to find food, avoid predators, or orient themselves

Experiments show the sense of smell helps fish to find food, avoid predators, or orient themselves [...]

June 19, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts

Wednesday Fish Facts: Do all fish depend heavily on the sense of smell?

The following excerpt is from the book The Fisherman’s Ocean by David A. Ross, Ph.D. Reprinted with permission from Stackpole Books, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania. The Value of a Sense of Smell Fish often depend heavily on smell, such as when the [...]

June 12, 2013 FEATURE STORY, Slide, Spot, Wednesday Fish Facts