The rules that govern recreational marine fishing in the U.S. will get an overhaul due to a new law passed by Congress, and the country’s millions of anglers and the groups that stake their livelihoods on them hope the changes…
By Patrick Whittle, Associated Press
Americans consume about 14 pounds of seafood per person annually, compared to over 200 pounds of meat. But many try to capture the nutritional benefits of fish, such as omega-3 fatty acids, by taking fish oil supplements. Paul Greenberg, author…
Despite being evacuated nearly two weeks ago from their homes in the wake of spreading wildfires, residents of the town of Butte Creek Canyon have joined forces to save the local salmon population.
By Chloe Veltman, KQED
Fisheries ecologists at Virginia Tech have found a link between tropical forest loss in the Amazon and declines in freshwater fish populations.
By Teresa Carey
Hundreds are expected to gather in Baltimore Monday as interstate regulators make a landmark decision for a baitfish called menhaden, and possibly, all Atlantic fisheries.
By PBS NewsHour
In our NewsHour Shares moment of the day, Seattle's seawall was like most others for 80 years: a flat, concrete slab that held back the sea. But a $400 million infrastructure project has turned Seattle's new seawall into a really…
By Lindsey Hoshaw, KQED
On the brink of extinction, white abalone get another chance inside a Northern California science lab.
By PBS NewsHour
Off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, there’s not much cod left, but there’s plenty of dogfish. It’s a creature most Americans have never heard of, much less consumed. Instead, Americans are eating imported tuna, salmon and shrimp, in a…
European perch stuff themselves with microplastics rather than natural food, derailing their development, according to new research from Sweden.
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