Do You Eat Seafood Three or More Times a Week?

September 9, 2019 | Dave Shaw

The average “high-frequency” seafood consumer annually devours almost 90 pounds of finfish and shellfish.

Why Should We Restore Rivers?

September 2, 2019 | Dave Shaw

The Cape Fear River Partnership has been a collaborative success, benefiting fish and people.

Can We Control the Lionfish Population by Hunting and Eating It?

August 26, 2019 | Dave Shaw

The “eat ‘em to beat ‘em” strategy might only make a small dent in the pesky fish’s numbers.

Do Loud Noises Affect Fish?

August 19, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Surveying for underwater gas and oil deposits could harm reef fish.

Can Scientists Use Drones to Count Sharks and Rays?

August 12, 2019 | Dave Shaw

The answer is yes — at least in ideal conditions.

Do Fish Shrink After They Die?

August 5, 2019 | Dave Shaw

New research suggests anglers should think twice about keeping fish that are close to the minimum size limit.

Are Sharks and Other Highly Migratory Fish Populations on the Decline?

July 29, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Water temperature matters when estimating the abundance of large, open-ocean predators.

Do Warmer Waters Cause Flounder to Become Male?

July 22, 2019 | Dave Shaw

New research shows that higher temperatures can “masculinize” southern flounder populations.

What Can Researchers Learn by Eavesdropping on Fish?

July 15, 2019 | Dave Shaw

Underwater recordings reveal crucial information about how fish use restored oyster reefs.

Where Do Large NC Striped Bass Spend Their Summers?

July 8, 2019 | Dave Shaw

In the northeast United States — and they don’t waste time getting there.