Australia’s northwestern region, referred to as the Kimberley, is an ancient and largely under-researched expanse of wilderness in Australia.
In the search to bridge gaps in the fossil record from primitive humans to today, many are quick to forget that humans descended from fish.
Agricultural runoff may be the cause of male smallmouth and largemouth bass developing eggs in their testes in the Northeastern U.S.
No matter what changes are presented to sticklebacks, the species appears to persist, despite changing water quality and environments.
At MAST@FIU, students can enjoy a blended high school-college experience and early experience in marine biology and environmental science.
Schooling behaviors are linked to unique genetic structures found only in schooling fish, linking the behavior to evolution and not just social benefits.
Calcein-dyed crappie, allow fish to be caught, observed through a black light and released without losing the sample during population surveys
Salmon recovery efforts in northern California have boosted recent salmon runs but the population is still seeing low recruitment and returns
While mountaintop removal mining may allow for faster coal collection, new research shows it also has detrimental effects on the environment.
Salmon conservation and fishery management are based on surveying and sampling techniques that create a more well-rounded view of the fish.
Researchers and anglers alike are invested in the future of fisheries, creating a unique opportunity for community organizing and cooperation between groups. Many tagging programs offer opportunities to join in on initiatives through citizen science programs and...
Offshore oil rigs that have reached the end of their lifetime may serve a purpose to the very ecosystems they threatened.
For fish scientists and veterinarians specializing in aquatic species, fish surgery is a complex part of their daily work.
Based on climbing alewife populations, the Michigan DNR believes that it is once again time to stock Lake Michigan with more Chinook.
The spillway was closed once again on February 1, 2016--but this was far from the last time the spillway was opened and then closed. Concerns for the waters below the dam remain constant today because the spillway...
Much like humans are genetically pre-disposed to developing certain illnesses, fish are likely the same. However, environmental factors may contribute to the likelihood of developing cancer and should not be entirely overlooked. A Great Barrier Reef study...
While discussions surrounding ocean acidification have skyrocketed in recent years, few recognize that acidification is also impacting freshwater ecosystems.
When large numbers of paddlefish turned up near the spillway in the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, investigators at Mississippi State University were left scratching their heads at the species’ presence in the system.
Professors at South Dakota State University took it upon themselves in 2016 to design fish ladders for 18 culvert sites across South Dakota.
Though dams seem economically appealing on the surface, paying for upkeep and attempting to undo ecological damages will catch up financially.