What Leads Anglers to Report their Catch Voluntarily?

March 25, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Some anglers eagerly contribute important information on fisheries — and some anglers don’t.

Can Fish Compete with Man-Made Noise?

March 18, 2019 | Dave Shaw

For the oyster toadfish, boat noise impacts communication.

Why Do Some Anglers Target Bluefin Tuna While Others Do Not?

March 11, 2019 | Dave Shaw

The answer partially depends on annual income.

What Are the Barriers to Life Jacket Use?

March 4, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Only 1 in 10 boaters in this study wore a life jacket during the entire recreational boating trip.

Do Bacteria in the Water Infect Us through Shellfish?

February 25, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Water sampling could help to better understand potential risks to shellfish consumers.

What’s the Greatest Risk to Your Boat?

February 18, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Hurricanes result in some of the most frequent boating insurance claims.

What Does the Invasive Lionfish Eat?

February 11, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Scientists have assumed that lionfish are not picky when it comes to consuming prey — but what if they are?

Can Released Deepwater Grouper Survive?

February 4, 2019 | Dave Shaw

The use of descending devices in offshore bottom-fishing can combat the potentially life-threatening effects on fish brought up from depth.

How Are Blue Catfish Infiltrating New Waters?

January 28, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Understanding the impact of invasive species on natural ecosystems is an important field of study in fisheries science.

Do Anglers Prefer Artificial Reefs?

January 21, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Knowing whether anglers prefer one reef type more than another can help to assess the value of reefs for fishing and enjoyment.