fish science

Scientists Spawn Bonefish in Captivity

So is the end game of this breakthrough bonefish hatcheries? In a race to solve a major challenge for conservation aquaculture, a breakthrough by researchers … The post Scientists Spawn Bonefish in Captivity appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Glimmer Of Hope For Striped Bass

After the grim news coming out of the Maryland Chesapeake Bay juvenile survey a glimmer of hope from Virginia. The Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s … The post Glimmer Of Hope For Striped Bass appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Md.Striped Bass Spawn Sinks to Lowest in Four Years

The results of Maryland’s most recent striped bass spawning survey are in, and they aren’t good. Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) announced that the … The post Md.Striped Bass Spawn Sinks to Lowest in Four Years appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Abundance of salmon key to feeding underdog stream fishes

Researchers from Simon Fraser University’s Salmon Watershed Lab have found when salmon returns are high, smaller and less dominant fishes get a chance to feast … The post Abundance of salmon key to feeding underdog stream fishes appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Sockeye are in hot water

New research indicates already struggling and highly imperiled Snake River sockeye survival could decline by 80 percent as the effects of climate change alter inland … The post Sockeye are in hot water appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Size of Extinct Megalodon Is Off the Charts

Some creatures are so big they capture the public imagination. T-Rex. Triceratops. Titanosaur. And the megalodon, an iconic megatooth shark that dominated the oceans for … The post Size of Extinct Megalodon Is Off the Charts appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Meet The $70,000 Fish

In one Florida study, each bonefish was valued at $3,500 annually or more than $70,000 over the 20-year average lifespan of a bonefish—the worth derived … The post Meet The $70,000 Fish appeared first on Moldy Chum.

Shad recovery efforts not paying off

The prognosis is not good for the poor man’s tarpon. The American shad’s Atlantic population remains at a historic low, despite longstanding commercial fishing bans … The post Shad recovery efforts not paying off appeared first on Moldy Chum.