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Lawsuit Could Save Thousands of Sea Turtles (Op-Ed)
Baby sea turtle escapes, sea turtles
March 25th, 2014
Sea turtles face extinction as enormous fishing nets drown the animals by the thousands.
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Fish Aglow: Hidden Colors In The Sea
Chain catshark
January 8th, 2014
More than 180 species of marine fish have been discovered to glow using biofluorescence.
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Google Earth Images Yield Better Data on Fish Catches
November 26th, 2013
Google Earth could help scientists investigate overfishing from space, a new study shows. Researchers used satellite images to count intertidal fishing weirs off the coast of six countries in the Persian Gulf.
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Tropical Fish Struggle to Survive in Warming Waters
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February 14th, 2014
The rising ocean temperatures that may come with climate change pose a threat to fish that live near the equator, a new study from Australia suggests.
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Pinto Abalone Slides Toward Endangered Status (Op-Ed)
endangered species, pinto abalone
November 22nd, 2013
Endangered status cannot come too soon for the pinto abalone.
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Restaurant Menus May Reveal Changing Fish Populations
fish, oceans, climate change
August 15th, 2013
Your dinner could indicate what’s happening in the ocean.
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Stunning 10,000-Fish Vortex Caught on Video
Bonefish school spawning
December 13th, 2013
The silvery bonefish forms huge, spinning schools of thousands to spawn in the Bahamas, new observations reveal. The findings point to the need for broader conservation efforts to protect this sport fish.
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Are Ocean Conditions Ripe for a Jellyfish Takeover?
jellyfish, cancer detector
November 5th, 2013
Data on jellyfish populations is making it hard to figure out if they are on the rise, and – if that rise is indeed happening – why it is so.
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