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.
The debate over wild vs hatchery fish is like global climate change. Despite the preponderance of evidence that hatchery fish degrade wild runs, there are … The post Releasing Captive-Bred Salmon Into the Wild Has Negative Consequences appeared first on Moldy Chum.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The multi-agency project to restore Rio Grande cutthroat has been years in the making. But the optics still can be shocking. Increasingly scarce in a … The post Kill fish to save fish: Behind Colorado’s effort to revive the Rio Grande cutthroat trout appeared first on Moldy Chum.
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.
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.