Fish

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Silver Surprise: Millions of Anchovies Swarm San Diego Surf
La Jolla anchovies
July 9th, 2014
A Northern anchovy school was the largest group of anchovies ever seen offshore of La Jolla in the last 30 years.
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Lionfish's Terminator-Style Killing Alarms Scientists
a red lionfish
August 14th, 2014
When other predatory fish quit stalking their prey to look for easier targets, lionfish just keep on killing.
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A New Reason to Love Bottom Feeders: They Suck Up Carbon
This deep-sea lizard fish (<em>Bathysaurus ferox</em>) was found at a depth of TK (200 meters) on the continental slope off the west coast of Scotland.
June 4th, 2014
Deep-sea fish capture more than a million tons of carbon dioxide from U.K. and Irish surface waters each year, a new study found.
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Too Much Iron from Meat May Raise Heart Risks
A steak sits on a dinner plate
May 2nd, 2014
The iron in red meat may raise your risk for heart disease, but iron in vegetables seems to have no ill effect, a new study says.
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Amazon's Biggest Fish Faces Threat of Extinction
Arapaima Fish
August 12th, 2014
Measuring 10 feet long and weighing in at more than 400 pounds, it's hard to imagine that the arapaima, the largest fish in the Amazon River basin, could ever go missing. But these huge fish are quickly disappearing from Brazilian waterways.
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The Threat of Illegal Fishing Is Too Great to Ignore (Op-Ed)
trawling, fishing
June 24th, 2014
Illegal fishing is a $23-billion-a-year industry, and it's devastating the oceans.
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Full Moon Lures Ferocious Muskie Fish to Bite
muskie in the deep
May 28th, 2014
Muskellunges, the biggest freshwater fish in North America, are easier to catch during the full and new moons, likely because they have different feeding habits then.
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