Fish

Eat, Love, Pay
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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?
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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
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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.

Chesapeake Bay’s Misguided War on the Ray
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Science can go wrong—sometimes with deadly consequences.

Throwing Dead Fish for Fun and Ecological Profit
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Chucking chum and coho carcasses into a salmon-spawning stream supports more than just an ecosystem.

West Africa’s Artisanal Fishers Rival the Industrial Fleet
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But they’re much less effective—something scientists hope to change.

The Fish that Smells like Money
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A tiny anchovy could be a silver bullet for malnutrition in Peru—if only we would let it.

Great White Sharks Are Being Killed and Eaten by Killer Whales
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Three great whites are dead—their livers consumed—as serial killer whales rampage in South Africa.

Toxicant-Triggered Anxiety
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Juvenile fish exposed to a common environmental toxicant show signs of anxiety.

In a Fish-Eat-Fish World, Cannibalism Is Surprisingly Rare
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A new study of cannibalism in fishes shows the behavior is much less prevalent than scientists once thought.

Seismic Surveys Force Fish to Flee
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New research reveals that reef fish hide from the sharp sounds of seismic airguns.

Fish Farms Can Be Disease Accelerators
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Much like terrestrial animal farms, fish farms are incubators for disease.

Fisheries and Oceans Canada Was Ignoring Its Own Habitat Protection Guidelines
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In 2012, the federal government relaxed rules limiting the degradation of fishing habitat, claiming the requirements were overly burdensome. But...

The Accidental Slaughter of Millions of Seahorses
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Fishermen are wiping out seahorses that are caught in their nets as by-catch. Other less-charming fish might be sharing the same fate.

Have Scientists Been Overestimating our Toll on Reef Sharks?
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New research suggests we’ve hurt reef shark populations much less than previously assumed.

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