A fish with human teeth, caught off the coast of South Carolina, had reportedly creeped people out. A biologist took to Facebook to educate people about the species.
Animals May 14, 2018
The Gulf Corvina has a really loud mating call and a noisy reproductive orgy. The fascinating spectacle of nature can however disappear and here's why.
Animals December 20, 2017
Scientists warned that the Indian Ocean is an ecological desert in the making. It's not just because of overfishing, the pernicious effects of global warming extend to phytoplankton or fish food.
Earth/Environment January 21, 2016
Official total fish catch numbers being reported to a U.N. agency are too low, a study suggests. Actual figures are at levels that may risk exhaustion of global fish stocks, researchers suggest.
Animals January 20, 2016
A California-based environmental group is urging the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to declare the American eel as a threatened species to protect them from overfishing.
Earth/Environment September 15, 2015
Survey conducted by NOAA scientists show that the overall number of sharks along the East Coast is at its highest since researchers started tracking their population in 1986.
Animals September 11, 2015
The global ocean would be one of the largest economies in the world if it were a nation, a new WWF report concludes. What can be done to protect these waters for future generations?
Earth/Environment April 23, 2015
Google joins effort to combat illegal fishing around the world. Internet giant turns its mapping technology, expertise to campaign against overfishing of globe's threatened fish populations.
Earth/Environment November 14, 2014
The world's oceans get a 'D' in a health report card called the Ocean Health Index. Still, researchers say, with all the problems facing our seas, the result was better than expected.
Earth/Environment October 1, 2014
Large, valuable fish are disappearing from numerous areas of the Amazon, changing the fishing industry and threatening the species.
Earth/Environment August 14, 2014
Dwindling numbers of parrotfish that act as marine 'landscapers' by keeping reefs free of algae could be putting Caribbean coral reefs at risk. There's been a 50 percent decline in the region's coral during past decades, researchers say.
Animals July 2, 2014
The world's oceans are in danger from pollution and overfishing, an international group reports in a new study.
Earth/Environment June 27, 2014