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....

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When Do Spotted Seatrout Succumb to Winterkill?

December 30, 2019 | Dave Shaw

How cold is too cold for spotted seatrout?...

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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....

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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!...

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Can Migrating Fish Bypass Dams and Locks?

December 9, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Yes, by using “fishways” — but with varying degrees of success....

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What Are the Most Popular Blogposts of the Year from Hook, Line and Science?

December 2, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Fish shrinkage, invasive lionfish appetites, and cobia movement were our most popular topics as North Carolina Sea Grant's Hook, Line & Science blog celebrates its first year. ...

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What Fish Species Live in the Surf Zone?

November 25, 2019 | Dave Shaw

At Wrightsville Beach, 84 different fishes use the surf zone....

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Do Cobia Return to their Summer Spawning Habitat?

November 18, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Electronic tagging reveals the answer....

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What Happens to Plastic Trash?

November 4, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Researchers found “microplastics” in 59 of 60 samples in near-shore waters....

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What’s in Our Fish — and Our Gators?

October 28, 2019 | Dave Shaw

New research looks at whether PFAS — perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl substances — are accumulating in our wildlife....

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