What Should You Do When You Hook a Tagged Fish?

June 24, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Catch. Cut. Report. And then collect your reward.

What Are the Most Popular Blogposts from the First Six Months of Hook, Line and Science?

June 17, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Posts on lionfish diet, shellfish pathogens and a northward shift of fisheries are the most read to date.

Is a Solar-Powered Pleasure Craft for You?

June 10, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Tired of paying for boat fuel? Researchers in Thailand developed a low-cost, solar-powered catamaran to ferry tourists between nearby islands.

Does It Make a Difference Where the Hook Lodges?

June 3, 2019 | Dave Shaw

For dolphinfish, a hook imbedded in the roof of the mouth or the jaw could mean the difference between life and death.

Can NC’s Official Saltwater Fish Survive in the Mediterranean?

May 27, 2019 | Dave Shaw

A Facebook group identified a red drum caught off the coast of Italy.

Does Open-Ocean Fish Farming Adversely Affect the Environment?

May 20, 2019 | Dave Shaw

A commercial cobia farm off Panama has minimal impact on the water.

Will Consumers Spend More for Local and Eco-Friendly Seafood?

May 13, 2019 | Dave Shaw

People are willing to pay for local and eco-labeled seafood.

Where Do Wahoo Spend Time in the Water Column?

May 6, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Satellite tagging data reveals that wahoo prefer warm waters and visit a range of depths

Do Your Plastic Plates and Bags Degrade in the Salt Marsh?

April 29, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Plastics break down quickly, but only into smaller and smaller pieces — which your fish could eat.

Why Do We Need Stock Assessments of Fisheries?

April 22, 2019 | Dave Shaw

This video shows the ABCs of an invaluable tool for scientists and managers.