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Endangered Fish

This Is The First Fish Ever Taken Off The Endangered Species List

AP | JEFF BARNARD | Posted 02.04.2014 | Green

GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) — A tiny minnow that lives only in Oregon backwaters is the first fish ever taken off U.S. Endangered Species Act protection ...

Biologist Creates Android App To Save Disappearing 'Fish Of Death'

Civil Beat | Manjari Fergusson | Posted 10.23.2013 | Green

The lives of fishermen have been washed away as they tried to pry opihi from rocks in rough waves. It is why the shellfish has been dubbed the “fish...

Trophic Cascade

Peter Neill | Posted 07.24.2013 | Green
Peter Neill

It seems silly to say so, but is it not true that this entire process is justified to provide virility/fertility medicines or status symbols to consumers most probably ignorant of or indifferent to the consequences of their desires?

Settling Ownership of the Bounty of the High Seas

Susan Lieberman, Ph.D | Posted 05.10.2012 | Green
Susan Lieberman, Ph.D

Many ocean species that are over-exploited and traded internationally live in areas beyond national jurisdiction, a region known as the high seas that starts 200 miles from shore and covers half the Earth.

Prehistoric Fish Declared An Endangered Species

AP | ALEX DOMINGUEZ | Posted 04.02.2012 | Green

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Atlantic sturgeon, a prehistoric fish whose once bountiful populations were depleted by anglers seeking its coveted caviar, has...

Major Fish Evacuations Planned For Texas River Facing Drought

AP | ANGELA K. BROWN and BETSY BLANEY | Posted 11.16.2011 | Green

FORT WORTH, Texas — Wading through a muddy river bed to reach shallow pools of water, wildlife biologists scooped up hundreds of minnows Friday ...

PHOTOS: Tribes Rely On Primitive Fish Threatened By Hydroelectric Dams

AP | By JEFF BARNARD | Posted 10.04.2011 | Green

OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) -- As long as American Indians have lived in the Pacific Northwest, they have looked to a jawless, eel-like fish for food. T...

Saving June Sucker Fish May Require Moving Utah's Provo River

AP | MIKE STARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

SALT LAKE CITY — Saving Utah's endangered June sucker may require moving a river. Federal officials this week announced they're in the early st...

Dragon Fish Smuggling: Seven Charged With Smuggling Endangered Asian Arowana

AP | RAQUEL MARIA DILLON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — A federal grand jury in Los Angeles has indicted seven people on charges of illegally smuggling an endangered fish considered luck...

Federal Bailout Won't Make A Dent in Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Problems

Brooke-Sidney Gavins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brooke-Sidney Gavins

The Delta, which provides water to nearly two-thirds of all Californians and is suffering from a three year drought, may not have a federal bailout after all.

Atlantic Wolffish Needs Protection, Conservation Group Says

AP | CLARKE CANFIELD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PORTLAND, Maine — A ferocious-looking denizen of the deep that can gobble up whole urchins and crabs in a few swift chomps needs protection, acc...