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MYRTLE BEACH — As “Cottontail,” a deceased North Atlantic right whale, drifts some 15 miles off the coast of Myrtle Beach, images of great white sharks circling and feeding on it should come as no surprise — it’s simply part of the ecosystem that is usually out of sight.
Sipekne'katik chief urges bands in Atlantic Canada to reject Ottawa's position
Digital tools allowing fishermen to share ideas and monitor catches are helping to tackle overfishing and protect livelihoods
These sea creatures are on quite the California adventure.
The winter storm that swept across Texas and took power, water and lives last month also hit the state’s coastal fisheries.
Documents show DFO is surveilling Mi’kmaw communities to keep tabs on treaty fishing but has few policy options to respond
Marine protected areas (MPAs) around O'ahu do not adequately protect populations of herbivorous reef fishes that eat algae on coral reefs.
A new study by researchers at William & Mary's Virginia Institute of Marine Science suggests that continued warming of Atlantic coastal waters may enhance the spread of invasive blue catfish within the Chesapeake Bay and other estuaries along the U.S. East Coast.
Alaskans are preparing for another salmon season of poor to average runs to most regions. The big exception once again is at Bristol Bay, where another massive return of more than 51 million sockeyes is expected. Managers predict that surge will produce a harvest of over 36 million reds to fishermen.
Freezing events along the Texas Coast are rare, but extreme cold temperatures can be a natural cause of fish kills.
The Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council has released a revised draft environmental impact statement with a new proposal to reopen West Hawaii’s coastal waters to commercial aquarium fishing.
North Atlantic right whales are a critically endangered species with less than 366 left on the planet
Some animals sustain grave injuries and may struggle to return to full health, while others, such as newts and salamanders, possess a remarkable ability to regenerate damaged tissues. Whale sharks may have more in common with this latter group than previously believed, with new research finding they are able to recover from injuries at an extraordinary pace, even when it involves partially amputated dorsal fins.
In a public hearing Tuesday night, conservationists and fishermen alike roundly criticized federal regulators’ proposed changes in fishing rules to protect endangered whales from fishing gear.
Sea turtles and fish weren't the only species washing ashore last week. A rare and uncommon pygmy sperm whale was found along the shore at Padre Island National Seashore on Sunday.
On Feb. 19 The Maine Department of Marine Resources filed comments with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) on the draft Biological Opinion for ten fishery management plans in the Greater Atlantic Region, focusing on the North Atlantic Right Whale.
Durban - The legal, ethical and environment waters of drone angling are murky and heavily contested but stakeholders from all sides of the multimillion-rand industry agreed that government intervention was required.
They’re called the sentinel fisheries – a fleet of boats that probe the ocean off Newfoundland and Labrador looking for signs of life from the province’s once-iconic cod-fish stocks. And in recent years, they’ve been returning to the wharf with troubling news.
The UK's commercial fishing industry is currently experiencing a number of serious challenges.
South Shore fisheries hauled in $2.9 million in federal money designated for the industry last year, about 10 percent of the total received for Massachusetts.
The rare scene was captured on video.
The American Fly Fishing Trade Association and the AFFTA Fisheries Fund (jointly AFFTA) on Thursday released a report, “Recommendations to Improve the Health and Sustainability of America’s Marine Fisheries.”