Conservation

FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

Could ‘Finding Dory’ Movie Hurt Coral Fish Populations?

After the release of the movie “Finding Nemo,” clown fish populations on coral reefs have been declining, presumably due to the popularity of having a fish that looks like the one from the movie in household aquariums. Scientists with the University of Queensland and Flinders University are worried that similar impacts could be felt on blue tang fishes with the upcoming release of “Finding Dory.”

FishSens Staff
By: FishSens Staff

Vandalism Leaves One Endangered Devils Hole Pupfish Dead

Authorities at Death Valley National Park are looking for any information that can lead to the arrest and conviction of vandals who went skinny dipping in Devils Hole, home of the endangered Devils Hole Pupfish. The vandals appear to be three men who also were drunk and shooting guns during their incursion in the park, according to the Los Angeles Times.