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What Are Forage Fish?| A Cartoon Crash Course

What Are Forage Fish?| A Cartoon Crash Course

Forage fish are small fishes such as herring, menhaden, and sardines that swim in big schools and feed on plankton. It’s a massive feeding frenzy with remorseless eating machines gorging on a all-u-can-eat buffet… except everything’s really small. They’re not much to look at – in fact, they look like they fell out of an […]

Atlantic Salmon Restoration in Maine: Orrington Dam Removal

Atlantic Salmon Restoration in Maine: Orrington Dam Removal

The wild atlantic salmon has been a special symbol for the people and cultures along the North Atlantic coast for tens of thousands of years. These fascinating fish are born in rivers in the United States, Canada, Europe and Russia and migrate into the Atlantic ocean to grow and feed. They congregate off the coast […]

UW Environment: We are the Alaska Salmon Program

UW Environment: We are the Alaska Salmon Program

School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington Rooted in a history spanning more than half a century, the Alaska Salmon Program is at the forefront of one of the most sustainably managed fisheries in the world. Our research camps—which sit among some of Alaska’s most productive freshwater ecosystems—are a hub of scientific innovation. […]

Snorkeling With Salmon

Snorkeling With Salmon

AARON SCOTT: It’s a rare person who would look at this and think, “Man, that’d make for some killer snorkeling.” [ water bubbling ] But that’s exactly what attracts nearly a hundred people to the Salmon River on a clear July morning. – Let’s see, how many people have done this before? Raise your hands. […]

Helicopter Pilot Blows Whistle On Tuna Industry

Helicopter Pilot Blows Whistle On Tuna Industry

My job was spotting tuna on a purse seiner… Herding the fish into the nets, blocking nets… …and that pretty much covers it I think. Using the FADs was part of their every day routine. Sometimes up to half a day was spent making them… …there would be at any one time stacks, stockpiles of […]

Pacific Tuna On The Line

Pacific Tuna On The Line

The Pacific is the last ocean where relatively healthy numbers of tuna still remain. More than seventy percent of the world’s favourite fish is caught in these tropical waters. But the calm, clear Pacific ocean belies a harsh reality. The once seemingly inexhaustable tuna stocks… …are under huge pressure from unsustainable and illegal fishing practices. […]

Farmed Salmon And 6 Other Toxic Foods

Farmed Salmon And 6 Other Toxic Foods

Farmed Salmon And 6 Other Toxic Foods It’s safe to say, that often times, we overlook what is behind the food that is in front of us. Fortunately, in this day and age, we are living in a time where people have become more conscious and critical of the food they’re eating. With the growing […]

Tackling Bycatch in U.S. Fisheries

Tackling Bycatch in U.S. Fisheries

[music and rushing water] [music] Narrator: U.S. fisheries are among the largest and most sustainable fisheries in the world. But when you’re fishing in the ocean, it’s impossible to catch only those animals you want. Sometimes you bring up other critters like jellyfish or seastars, or species of fish that are unwanted or can’t be […]