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Lantern in the Dark
Jim Daley | Jul 1, 2018
Lanternfish evolution provides unique insights into how deep-sea species might respond to commercial fishing.
Climate Change Will Force Hundreds of Marine Species to Move
Catherine Offord | May 16, 2018
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.
Large Female Fish Play a Big Role in Replenishing Populations: Study
Diana Kwon | May 11, 2018
Bigger, older mothers produce disproportionately more eggs than their smaller counterparts do.
NOAA: Common Pesticides Threaten Endangered Salmon, Other Marine Life
Shawna Williams | Jan 16, 2018
Organophosphates jeopardize dozens of species, a federal review finds.
Study: Fishing Induces Gene Expression Changes
Jef Akst | May 18, 2017
Harvesting lab-raised zebrafish based on their size led to differences in the activity of more than 4,000 genes, as well as changes in allele frequencies of those genes, in the fish that remained.
Can’t Take the Heat
Molly Sharlach | Oct 10, 2014
Warming waters will cause many fish species to move from the tropics toward the poles, a study predicts.
Something Fishy Going On?
Dan Cossins | Jan 10, 2013
Fisheries scientists allege that an official wanted to abolish their department because their research contradicted the findings of other agencies.
Edyta Zielinska | Nov 28, 2012
A type of scallop expels water and waste through a sort of cough that could reveal clues about water quality.
Little Fish in a Big Pond
Ellen K. Pikitch | Nov 1, 2012
Continued overfishing of forage fish such as sardines and herring can result in devastating ecological and economic outcomes.