Can Education Correct Unlawful Behavior?

April 1, 2019 | Dave Shaw

A class for anglers with fishing citations pays off.

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.

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 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.

Will Fish Move as the Atlantic Warms?

January 14, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Warming of ocean temperatures may ultimately change the distributionsof many popular fish species, impacting both local fishing communities and possibly even major fishing ports.