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Are the Number of Adults with a Shellfish Allergy Increasing?

February 17, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Research shows that nearly 3% of adults in our country are allergic to shellfish.

What Is the Status of the World’s Managed Fisheries?

February 10, 2020 | Dave Shaw

On average, fish stocks are increasing in places where they’re managed — and they’re in much worse shape in locations where they aren’t managed.

How Important Is It to Limit Reef Fishing Locations and Seasons?

February 3, 2020 | Dave Shaw

New science shows conservation strategies have worked to rebuild the Nassau grouper population.

Is Climate Change Affecting Sea Turtle Hatchlings?

January 27, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Researchers at UNCW show warming temperatures cause loggerheads to give birth mostly to female offspring. Read more in Hook, Line & Science.

Do You Have What It Takes To Be a Seafood Sleuth?

January 20, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Citizen scientists collected seafood samples to help determine seafood mislabeling — and they did it as well as the experts.

Why Should We Protect Coastal Habitats?

January 13, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Coastal habitats are vital for the state’s important fish species, as well as for fish that migrate along the East Coast.

What Causes Boaters to Wear Life Jackets?

January 6, 2020 | Dave Shaw

In general, the riskier the conditions, the more likely boaters are to wear life jackets.

When Do Spotted Seatrout Succumb to Winterkill?

December 30, 2019 | Dave Shaw

How cold is too cold for spotted seatrout?

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

December 23, 2019 | Dave Shaw

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

Who Do Anglers Trust?

December 16, 2019 | Dave Shaw

It depends on whether they want information about fisheries — or about what they should buy. Learn more in Hook, Line & Science!