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Science: The first genetically engineered fish is here, but is that good?

AquAdvantage® Salmon contain genes from an unrelated King Salmon, the largest of the Pacific salmon, and distinctive genetic material from an eel-like ocean pout [...]

January 6, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Science, Slide

Science: Idaho salmon successfully regaining fitness advantage

Endangered Snake River sockeye salmon are returning as adults at a much higher rate than others released from hatcheries, according to a newly published analysis. [...]

December 4, 2014 Conservation, Fly Fishing, RECENT, Science, Slide

Science: Mote Marine’s aquaponic fish & veggies worth their salt

Mote Marine launched a pioneering project this fall to advance marine aquaponics: farming seafood while using the wastewater to fertilize salt-loving crops. [...]

December 1, 2014 Conservation, RECENT, Science, Slide

News: Wild Atlantic salmon breeding discovered in St. Mary’s River

According to Tucker’s thesis, biologists wondered if competition from other salmonids spawning in the river in greater numbers, including chinook and pink salmon, was keeping Atlantics from thriving. [...]

November 14, 2014 Conservation, News, RECENT, Science, Slide

Video: Herring Migration courtesy of The Baymen Life

A female herring will lay anywhere between 50,000 and 100,000 eggs up in the freshwater ponds...then right back down to the ocean. [...]

December 3, 2013 Conservation, RECENT, Science, Slide, Videos

News: Striped bass stock status via Stripers Forever

Striped bass spawning success varies from year to year. But the recent Young of the Year (YOY) spawning numbers are very disturbing. [...]

November 21, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Science, Slide, Take Action

News: Pacific bluefin tuna population has dropped by 96 percent

One problem is the majority of bluefin fishermen are snagging fish are under a year old, further hindering the species' chance to procreate. [...]

November 19, 2013 Conservation, News, RECENT, Science, Slide

Science: Is the deck stacked against wild salmon?

Farm animal epidemics are considered one of the greatest threats to human food security and health [...]

July 8, 2013 RECENT, Science, Slide, Spot

Science: Major changes needed for coral reef survival

To prevent coral reefs around the world from dying off, deep cuts in carbon dioxide emissions are required immediately. [...]

July 1, 2013 RECENT, Science, Slide, Spot