Can Computers Accurately Identify Fish by Species?

June 1, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Research suggests that state-of-the-art modeling is the key to the automated identification of fish....

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Do Artificial Reefs Enhance Fish Habitats?

May 25, 2020 | Dave Shaw

A new study demonstrates that artificial reefs benefit fish communities....

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Which Region’s Saltwater Anglers Catch the Most Fish?

May 11, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Is it the Atlantic Coast, Gulf of Mexico, or Pacific Coast?...

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Can Insight from Ancient Oysters Provide Solutions for Modern Oyster Management?

April 27, 2020 | Dave Shaw

The fossil record may suggest keys to protecting the modern-day species....

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What Attracts Blacktip Sharks to Fishing Piers?

April 20, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Research shows the number of anglers makes a difference....

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What’s Up With NC Shrimp?

April 13, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Are we catching more shrimp offshore during the winter and spring?...

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What Will Historic Dock Photos Reveal about Fisheries?

March 30, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Citizen scientists will help to fill in the gaps....

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What Affects the Size of Juvenile Southern Flounder?

March 23, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Recent findings highlight how differences in salinity and diet impact growth....

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Does Hand-Crank Electrofishing Help Battle Invasive Catfish?

March 16, 2020 | Dave Shaw

Hand-crank electrofishing — or “telephoning” — is a recreational fishing technique that has been legal in North Carolina since 1985. As the name suggests, it involves using a telephone generator to produce low-voltage alternating current by turning a hand crank, which stuns catfish....

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Do Anglers Want Creature Comforts at Access Sites?

March 2, 2020 | Dave Shaw

The answer changes according to their age, gender, and other demographics....

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