Deep-Sea Fish: A Gallery of What We Catch

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Old Timers

Credit: Image courtesy of R. Waller in the NE Atlantic / NOAA
Some deep-sea fish tend to grow more slowly, live longer lives and reproduce only periodically, making their populations easier to deplete. Deep-sea dwelling…Read More »

Orange roughy, like these, can live for more than a century. People began fishing for them in the 1970s near New Zealand. Since then new fisheries have opened up, but catches have plummeted.    Less «
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