Fish

Great White Shark (Getty Images)

Strengthening El Nino Possibly Linked To More Shark, Exotic Fish Sightings Off California Coast

Warmer waters from a building El Nino may one reason for the recent great white shark sightings in Santa Cruz County.

07/02/2015

The opah, also known as moonfish (Magnus Manske/Creative Commons)

Nature’s Surprise: First Ever Warm-Blooded Fish Discovered

As if this circular silver and orange fish wasn’t strange enough, researchers recently discovered it also has warm blood, giving it a unique advantage.

05/15/2015

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Is Wine Vegan? Sure, Except For The Egg Whites, Gelatin, Milk Products And Fish Parts

(Inside Science Currents Blog) — Is your wine vegan? It seems like an odd question: wine is made of grapes, grapes fall solidly under the “not an animal product” label, therefore it would seem that wine is a vegan-friendly beverage.

05/13/2015

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America’s Top 5 Must-Visit Aquariums

Want to explore the ocean’s depths while staying on dry land? Visit 5 of the most must-visit aquariums in the U.S. according to Sy Montgomery, author of, “The Soul Of An Octopus: A Surprising Exploration Into The Wonder Of Consciousness.”

05/12/2015

A fishing boat makes its way through the harbor near pier 45  in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

West Coast Sardine Fishing Season Called Off In Effort To Stave Off Industry Collapse

Fisheries managers have decided to call off the West Coast sardine fishing season that starts in July because of rapidly dwindling numbers, hoping to save an iconic industry from the kind of collapse that hit in the 1940s and lasted 50 years.

04/13/2015

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Human Birth Control Chemical, BPA Cause Lower Fertility In Fish, Government Scientists Say

Newly-released research from U.S. government scientists found a chemical in birth control pills and the chemical BPA affects the fertility of fish. These chemicals often end up in waterways.

03/30/2015

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Ocean Oxygen ‘Dead Zones’ Causing Drop In Fish Numbers, Diversity Off West Coast

Concerned that low-oxygen dead zones in the Pacific off the West Coast are getting more common as the climate changes, scientists are looking at how commercially valuable fish are reacting.

03/16/2015

A video posted on YouTube shows a group of fishermen catching a green sturgeon, a protected species, in the Delta. (CBS)

66-Inch Sturgeon Revived By Wildlife Officers, Returned To Sacramento River; Man Cited On Poaching Charges

California wildlife officers successfully resuscitated a 66-inch sturgeon and cited a man on poaching charges last week, before returning the fish to the Sacramento River.

03/13/2015

The longfin smelt could derail plans to implode the eastern span of the Bay Bridge. (CBS)

Small Fish May Derail Plans To Implode Old Bay Bridge

Caltrans’ plan was to save money and protect the environment by bringing down the old bridge piers with explosives. But once again, the agency finds itself taking a detour, for one specific fish.

03/10/2015

A school of bluefin tuna. (NOAA)

West Coast Scientists Fishing For Solutions To Bluefin Tuna Overfishing

In the San Francisco Bay Area, no matter how you slice it, we’re wild about raw fish. But we have a big problem: We love this fish so much that we’re eating it into extinction.

02/23/2015

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