As summer winds down, take a trip to the coast to learn about the Great Lakes Coastal Wetland Monitoring Program.
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Hutton Junior Fisheries Program: I’m Hooked!
The Hutton Internship program has been monumental in my pursuit of biology! I really appreciate the fisheries and aquatic experiences and opportunities gained this summer and the connections I have made with so many wonderful people.
Recapture: Taking a look back at how non-game scientists are showcasing small, but important, fish.
The importance of non-game fish to our ecosystems often goes unnoticed by the general public. Finding ways to get this information to them is challenging if they cannot relate to the topic. Duke’s Instagram account was created to introduce people to the world of non-game fish.
The Fisheries Blog’s Founding Femme
Celebrate Dana Sackett’s TEN YEARS with the Fisheries Blog with some of her most iconic and memorable posts!
Below the Surface of South Africa’s Worst Drought On Record
Record drought and changing climate create incredible challenges for managing endangered and threatened fishes in South Africa. Researchers show compelling video to help others understand what they are doing to help freshwater life.
Electrofrogging: Zapping frogs on the front-line of invasion
Bullfrogs eat just about anything, including fish, mammals, crustaceans, and other amphibians, hence the concern with their introduction. Electrofrogging is an effective technique to interrupt their forward march.
Results: 2016 Readers’ Survey
With five years under our belts and over a million site visits from over 220 countries, The Fisheries Blog can now look back at our body of work and say that we’ve covered a large range of topics. From our most popular posts on poisonous fishes, distortions by Disney, and shark anatomy to more personal posts on…
2016 Readers’ Survey
What is it that you want to see every Monday morning from The Fisheries Blog? Fill out our short survey to let us know!
Why be a #SocialFish?
Whether you are an early adopter or a luddite like me, there’s no denying that social media has transformed the way we interact with each other and the way we communicate our science.
How fish stats stack up: food and livelihoods
Here are a few specific fisheries statistics comparisons to help show just how important fish are for food and livelihoods.
Why is genetic diversity important?
Genetic diversity and the portfolio effect can help buffer species against global change. The greater the genetic diversity, the greater the opportunity for resiliency to future climate change. When it comes to fish conservation in an era of global change, genetic diversity is like a diversified financial portfolio. If you bet everything on one strain, you could end up with…
My Fishy Valentine
From the free love fest of Nassau Groupers to the one, true love of the Four-eyed Butterflyfish, this Valentine’s Day, The Fisheries Blog take a look at the different forms of fish love ♥ ♥ ♥
Fish or Treat: 6 Halloween Inspired Fish
Illustrated by Hannah Dean; Written by Patrick Cooney In October of last year we brought you fish that inspired scary Halloween costumes. This year we bring you a new gang of ghastly fish with Halloween inspired names. Vampire Fish Vampire fish have massive 6 inch fangs used to impale fish. Although vampire fish have a Transylvania inspired name,…
I Am A Fisheries Biologist
So what are these crazy unrealistic fisheries biologists up to? They are working with the United Nations and non-fisheries folks to help provide food for a growing global population.
Raw Salmon Linked to Death In Dogs
By Patrick Cooney Knowledge of two simple things could make the difference in the life of your dog: Know the geographic region where your salmon was harvested. Do not feed raw or undercooked salmon to your dog. Can salmon kill my dog? Consumption by dogs of raw or undercooked salmon from California, Oregon, and Washington…