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.
New modelling suggests why the species hasn’t recovered in the Neuse River.
The answer changes according to their age, gender, and other demographics.
New science shows they usually don’t.
Research shows that nearly 3% of adults in our country are allergic to shellfish.
On average, fish stocks are increasing in places where they’re managed — and they’re in much worse shape in locations where they aren’t managed.
New science shows conservation strategies have worked to rebuild the Nassau grouper population.
Researchers at UNCW show warming temperatures cause loggerheads to give birth mostly to female offspring. Read more in Hook, Line & Science.
Citizen scientists collected seafood samples to help determine seafood mislabeling — and they did it as well as the experts.
Coastal habitats are vital for the state’s important fish species, as well as for fish that migrate along the East Coast.