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A study of 686 fish and invertebrates predicts that some animals will have to shift more than 1,000 kilometers to stay within tolerable temperatures.

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Bigger, older mothers produce disproportionately more eggs than their smaller counterparts do.

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image: Free Divers From Southeast Asia Evolved Bigger Spleens

Free Divers From Southeast Asia Evolved Bigger Spleens

By Anna Azvolinsky | April 19, 2018

The adaptation gives better endurance to the Bajau people, known as sea nomads, by increasing spleen size and, in turn, boosting the number of oxygenated red blood cells when diving.  

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Trained spotters haven’t seen any newborns, suggesting trouble for the animal’s overall survival.

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The variation may help explain why stocked salmon don’t fare as well in the ocean.

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Opinion: Banning Shark Fin Sales in the U.S. Will Backfire

By Robert Hueter | September 27, 2017

A proposal to do so would cause waste, promote less sustainable fisheries, and penalize US fishers who follow best practices.

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Carpe Carp!

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2014

Can putting invasive species on the menu contain troublesome animals and plants?

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TS Live: Catch of the Day

By Kerry Grens | June 1, 2014

Meet the Springfield, Illinois-based fish monger seeking to cultivate a taste for invasive Asian carp.

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Protecting the World’s Oceans

By Jef Akst | August 16, 2012

An international group of researchers gives a score to coastal nations for their contribution to ocean health, and identifies main concerns.

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The beauty of fish bones

By Jennifer Welsh | July 15, 2010

Dead fish find new life in a new exhibit at the Philadelphia Academy of Natural Sciences.

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