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.

Man holding a red drum

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.

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.

Do Hurricanes Affect Fish in Deep Water?

April 15, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Tropical systems can cause gray triggerfish to evacuate.

Will a Simple Tutorial Help Anglers Build Up the Red Snapper Population?

April 8, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Chance of survival increases when releasing a fish through use of a descending device — a tool that returns a fish to its depth at capture.

Can Education Correct Unlawful Behavior?

April 1, 2019 | Dave Shaw

A class for anglers with fishing citations pays off.