Fish

Avoiding Extinction
Features

Giving Mexico’s rarest porpoise, the vaquita, a fighting chance in the face of poverty, corruption, and greed.

These Cages Save Baby Fish
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On developed shorelines, oyster shell “safe houses” offer sanctuary.

The Old Fish and the Sea
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Fishing has dramatically reduced the number of senior fish left in the ocean.

Twisted Fishter
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Mud eels do an evolutionary about face.

Saving Canada’s Wild Salmon Policy
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Canada already has a forward-thinking salmon management plan on the books. Now it just needs to implement it.

The Great Salmon Escape: Is There a Better Way to Farm Fish?
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We’ve just seen how open-net fish farms can go wrong. It’s time to look at the alternatives.

California: the State of Salmon
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Even if the levees are torn down, chinook restoration faces walls.

The Foragin’ of Species
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An unprecedented three-week scavenger hunt sets a baseline for marine biodiversity.

Invasive Lionfish May Be Superfish Hybrids
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The fish taking over the Caribbean is a hybrid of two Indo-Pacific lionfish species.

Peeping in on the Mile Deep Club
Features

Braving an Antarctic winter to catch Chilean sea bass in the act.

Ocean Racket Makes for Rascally Wrasses
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Motorboat noise spurs rise in fish-on-fish crime.

Counting Fish by Their Calls
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Fish are noisy, and researchers are putting those sounds to work.

Eat, Love, Pay
Article - Short

Hilsa are small fish with a huge fan base, and people will pay to protect them. 

How Many Countries Does it Take to Save a Fish?
Features

All of them—which makes conservation difficult when your neighbors keep poaching.

Money Might Not Be Enough to Stop the Lionfish Invasion
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In Mexico, officials consider a tax on divers to help fight invasive lionfish.

A Data Plan for Fish
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OurFish app opens a window into small-scale fishing.

People Don’t Care if Their Fish Is Sustainable
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Taste, price, and texture matter most to consumers when it comes to buying fish.

1,000 Kilometers from the Coast, Bears Gorge on Ocean Fish
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Salmon fuels British Columbia’s coastal ecosystems—but the fish’s power extends far inland.

Quiet Please, the Fish Are Flirting
Article - Short

Fish that fart together stay together.

Meet the Sunfish’s Cuter, Faster, More Agile Cousin
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It’s a miniature version of the ocean’s derpiest fish.

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