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Browsing the "oceans" Tag

Fish Facts: A quilted collection of scientific facts about fish strangeness

Relative to our knowledge of the land around us, science knows very little about the environs of 71% of the earth's spatial makeup; its oceans. [...]

October 26, 2018 RECENT, Slide

Bigger is not always better when it comes to ocean conservation

While strengthening these vast expanses of open ocean is important, their protection should not come before coastal waters are secured. [...]

March 22, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

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

Science deniers, shake hands with reality

Climate change will force fish to cooler areas outside their normal ranges, provided they can find space and a clear trajectory among our urban developments and growing cities [...]

September 25, 2017 RECENT, Slide

Plastics: The terrible price we pay is that we eat it

Please throw plastic water bottles, plastic wrapping, or plastic anything in designated dumpsters - otherwise, it’s headed to waterway near you and then the ocean miles away [...]

September 14, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Getting good at trashing

From the whale, sea lions, and birds to the microscopic organisms, plastic significantly affects marine life, onshore and offshore - ingestion or entanglement [...]

June 30, 2017 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Of Interest: Clearing up Oncorhynchus mykiss as bows and steelies

When it comes to science, politicians sometimes find the truth a job threatening inconvenience. When pressured, they always seem to choose what is convenient for their reelection [...]

October 17, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Of Interest, Slide

Advice: A chum slick can bring suspects of many a stripe

Offshore, chumming brings suspected and unsuspected visitors, but there is one sure thing - sharks will soon be the "Guess Who's Coming to Dinner." Flies are subject to quick rejection for tastelessness and texture [...]

June 9, 2016 Advice, RECENT, Slide

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust: Bonefish Aquafarming? Could this be the ticket to aplenty?

Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT), established in 1998, has been working with organizations, anglers, guides, scientists and companies worldwide to understand 'Spookus easyus' [...]

March 16, 2016 Bonefish & Tarpon Trust, RECENT, Slide

Of Interest: Is open ocean fish farming a game changer? Yes

We’ve surpassed our capacity to sustainably fish wild caught fish, shrimp, and mollusks from the ocean, and so we’ve turned to aquaculture, or fish farming, as a strategy to feed our appetites for fish [...]

September 4, 2015 Of Interest, RECENT, Slide