My team studied bluefin tuna otoliths to learn why some populations are recovering faster than others.
Scientists found PFAS hot spots in Miami’s Biscayne Bay where the chemicals are entering coastal waters and reaching the ocean. Water samples point to some specific sources.
Blood isn’t sterile, and analyzing the bacteria in it could help assess the health of fish and prevent the collapse of their populations.
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to many weird and wonderful seahorses and pipefish. But they’re under threat.
Climate change is causing higher levels of stress in fish, and the resulting hormonal imbalances are fundamentally altering entire populations.
New research reveals the environmental impact of keeping tropical fish as household pets – but there are ways to reduce it.
Founded in 1959, the membership group Trout Unlimited has changed the culture of fly-fishing and mobilized members to support conservation. Could its approach work for other social problems?
Trumpetfish are the first known predator to hide behind another animal when hunting.
New research shows climate change will harm animal welfare – including your pet.
Freshwater megafish numbers have fallen by 94%, according to one study.
The largest dam removal project is moving forward on the Klamath River in California and Oregon. Tribal nations there have fought for decades to protect native fish runs and the ecology of the river.
Rhino rays, which are close relative of sharks, are some of the most fascinating – and most threatened – fishes that you’ve never heard of.
Having a flexible and adaptable management system is necessary to sustainably manage fisheries, especially in times of a rapidly changing climate.
As the world gets hotter, fish are getting smaller. The future of aquatic ecosystems – and fisheries – could depend on understanding how and why it’s happening.
From fluffy crabs that wear sea sponge hats to worms that glow in the dark, scientists are constantly finding amazing new life forms in the ocean.
As toxic water continues to spill from tailings ponds across mining developments, decades of scientific research provides evidence of how wildlife will be affected.
The snailfish was recently found living at depths believed physically impossible.
Raw seafood dishes such as sushi, poke bowls and ceviche are increasingly popular, but can harbour fish-borne parasites. What’s the best way to protect ourselves?
Putting a dollar value on nature has staunch opponents who say it’s morally wrong, but without it, building dams and other infrastructure can run roughshod over vital ecosystems.
Food quality, not just quantity, matters when it comes to the health and survival of the southern resident killer whales.