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Case Study: BP Oil Spill Take Toll on Bluefin Tuna, Satellites Don’t Lie!
bluefin-tuna

The BP oil spill fiasco of the Gulf Of Mexico couldn’t have come at a worse time for bluefin tuna: they had recently just made their way into the Gulf – where they generally went to try and mate – to get jiggy with it and make a bunch of little bluefin. Satellites have been keeping an eye on things, and have been a great asset in determining what damage has been done to the bluefin’s spawning grounds.

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New Kind Of Fish Discovered
white snailfish

A brand new kind of fish has just been found in one of the dark “lifeless” areas of the ocean. It was previously thought that the area was devoid of fish, researchers say.

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¨Hunters Becoming the Hunted: Lionfish Role Reversal!
Lionfish

The Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries in Jamaica is taking some drastic measures to help prevent the collapse of the marine fisheries. They are now promoting lionfish as being a tasty treat for any menu. This effort is to help control the explosive growth of the lionfish population.

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Shetland Boasts Smallest Fish in Europe

The smallest fish in Europe, the Guillet’s goby, was recently discovered in the waters of Scotland for the very first time.

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“Whale Wars” Captain Captain Cover Ups, Lies: “Dishonest” and “Morally Bankrupt”
Whale wars

The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), which is known round the globe as the crew from Animal Planet’s “Whale Wars” has gone by many titles, pirates, environmentalists and even eco-terrorists. However, no matter what you may call them, they are now calling one of their own “dishonest” and “morally bankrupt”, and are going as far as to say that they have been involved in conspiracies and cover-ups.

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Oceans Are Becoming Overcrowded, Salmon In Danger, B.C Scientists Fear Worst
Salmon fry

The wild salmon of the North Pacific are becoming fewer in number as they are being forced to fight for their food and rapidly declining living space, as billions of farmed salmon are being released into the oceans every year, a study by researchers out of B.C. and Washington State explains.

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Thieves Sneak Off With Catch From Aquarium in Waikiki
hawaii

Thieves made off with 15 moi from a display tank situated at the Waikiki Aquarium this past weekend.

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Despite Oil Spill, Fish Fry Showing up In Record Numbers in Gulf of Mexico
Red snapper

Snapper fry are all over the place. There are also trout, grunt and grouper fry all over the place as well. The early tabulation of the annual count in the beds of grass spattered about the northern part of the Gulf of Mexico seems to suggest that the larvae of some kinds of fish have survived the BP oil fiasco, and what’s more, there are swarms of them.

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Metro Markets to Stop the Sale of Fish Which are Endangered:
Metro store

The famous operator of supermarkets, Metro Inc., has united with other big name food, retailers such as Loblaws and Walmart, to help adopt a sustainable fisheries policy, whereby it will stop selling those species of fish which are deemed to be at risk, or endangered.

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Extinction Looms Near For Rainbowfish as Lake Dries Up!
Melanotaenia parva

A rather magnificent specimen of rainbowfish, prized and coveted for aquarium owners around the globe, is staring into the abyss, and could possibly face extinction since their home is drying up, and alien fish seem to be moving in.

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Melanotaenia fasinensis – New Rainbow Fish Named From West Papua
Melanotaenia fasinensis

Researchers have just discovered and described a new rainbow fish which hails from West Papua, Indonesia.

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Mississippi Fish Battling Malaria in Haiti
Gambusia affinis

As you all know, not to long ago Haiti suffered quite a horrible shock, an earthquake ripped through the country, killing more than 230,000 human beings. Million of people donated money, time, food, water and supplies to those devastated by the tragedy..
However, one group of well wishers and supporters sent something new and interesting.. They sent fish.

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Lionfish Now Invading Coastline of Alabama

Well, isn’t this just a kick in the pants… The invasive, not to mention sneaky, lionfish has been spotted off of Alabama and Pensacola this past week, which is confirming the belief that the lionfish have made a full scale invasion of the Gulf Of Mexico

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Whole Foods to Stop Selling Over-Fished Species In Time For Earth Day 2013
Whole foods logo

Whole Foods has just launched a special color coded sustainability rating program for all their products. This new program is very revolutionary. What it does, is that all their products will now be color coded based on the danger posed to the sealife that come in that partocular product.

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More Than 500 Lionfish Caught by Divers in Keys Derby
Lionfish

You can forget about such trivialities as the amberjack or snapper. Over one hundred divers have managed to bring in more than five hundred Indo-Pacific red lionfish during the first group effort to help decrease the numbers of this wily invader which has set its sights on the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary.

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