Fish

In this Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, Southern Resident killer whale J50 and her mother, J16, swim off the west coast of Vancouver Island near Port Renfrew, B.C. J50 is the sick whale that a team of experts are hoping to save by giving her antibiotics or feeding her live salmon at sea. The experts now have authorization to intervene with medical treatment in both U.S. and Canadian waters once the critically endangered orca shows up again in the inland waters of the Pacific Northwest. (Brian Gisborne/Fisheries and Oceans Canada via AP)
August 09, 2018 - 11:18 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Teams of whale experts raced out to sea Thursday to help an ailing young killer whale, but they don't plan to intervene to help a mother orca in the same critically endangered pod that has been pushing the body of her dead calf for more than two weeks. The young orca J50 was spotted...
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FILE - This September 2015 photo provided by NOAA Fisheries shows a aerial view of adult female Southern Resident killer whale (J16) swims with her calf (J50). Federal officials are weighing options to save an emaciated endangered orca that includes feeding it live salmon dosed with medicine. Biologists are worried about the survival of a 4-year-old orca known as J-50, a member of a dwindling population of whales that spend time in Pacific Northwest waters (NOAA Fisheries/Vancouver Aquarium via AP, File)
August 07, 2018 - 6:14 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Experts are preparing rare emergency efforts to administer antibiotics or feed live salmon to try to save a young emaciated orca that's part of a critically endangered pod of killer whales. But veterinarians haven't spotted the 3½-year-old female killer whale in several days. They...
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FILE - In this file photo taken Tuesday, July 24, 2018, provided by the Center for Whale Research, a baby orca whale is being pushed by her mother after being born off the Canada coast near Victoria, British Columbia. Whale researchers are keeping close watch on an endangered orca that has spent the past week carrying and keeping her dead calf afloat in Pacific Northwest waters. The display has struck an emotional chord around the world and highlighted the plight of the declining population of southern resident killer whales that has not seen a successful birth since 2015.(Michael Weiss/Center for Whale Research via AP)
August 01, 2018 - 1:37 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Whale researchers are keeping close watch on an endangered orca that has spent the past week keeping her dead calf afloat in Pacific Northwest waters, a display that has struck an emotional chord around the world and highlighted the plight of the declining population that has not...
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A dog jumps into the water of the river Rhine in Biebesheim, Germany, on a warm Tuesday, July 31, 2018. (Boris Roessler/dpa via AP)
July 31, 2018 - 3:21 pm
BERLIN (AP) — The heatwave gripping large stretches of Europe has already been blamed for deadly forest fires and crop failures. Now freshwater fish could be its next victims. Some regions in Germany sweltered as the mercury hit 39 degrees Celsius (102 Fahrenheit) and the German Meteorological...
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July 31, 2018 - 1:02 pm
LEON VALLEY, Texas (AP) — Two men have confessed to snatching a small shark from a Texas aquarium's interactive touch tank, then whisking it away, wrapping it in a blanket and concealing it in a baby stroller, police say. Miss Helen, the 16-inch-long (40-centimeter-long) gray horn shark, was...
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This undated photo provided by the Trumbull County Jail shows Christopher Binion. Police in Ohio say Mitchell Adkins and Binion on a motorcycle, with the passenger holding a large, boxed fish tank, have been arrested after an officer passed them while responding to a pet store's report of a stolen aquarium. Niles Municipal Court officials said Adkins and Binion have pleaded not guilty to theft charges. Binion also pleaded not guilty to traffic charges. (Trumbull County Jail via AP)
July 24, 2018 - 2:27 pm
NILES, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say two men on a motorcycle, with the passenger holding a large, boxed fish tank, have been arrested after an officer passed them while responding to a pet store's report of a stolen aquarium. The Niles police Facebook page says the passenger jumped off, breaking...
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July 13, 2018 - 8:30 pm
FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Officials say a Florida beach has been closed following two apparent shark bites just five minutes apart. The Florida Times-Union reports that Fernandina Beach, just northeast of Jacksonville, was closed to swimmers Friday afternoon. Fernandina Beach Fire Chief Ty...
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July 08, 2018 - 4:16 pm
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The federal government is looking to allow fishermen to catch more skates, which are caught on both coasts for use as food and bait. Skates are bottom-dwelling fish that are often sold in fish markets as "skate wing." The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is...
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FILE - In this Jan. 3, 2013 file photo, a worker collects pieces of shark fins dried on the rooftop of a factory building in Hong Kong. A new set of Chinese tariffs on U.S. seafood includes products made from shark fins. China’s one of the biggest buyers of shark fins, as the product is used to make shark fin soup, an Asian delicacy. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung, File)
June 29, 2018 - 12:04 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A new set of Chinese tariffs on U.S. seafood including products made from shark fins could jeopardize what remains of the American fin business. China announced the tariffs in mid-June that are expected to apply to exported American goods such as lobster and salmon. They also...
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June 25, 2018 - 10:32 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on the North Carolina General Assembly debating and voting on a handful of proposed amendments to the North Carolina Constitution (all times local): 10:25 p.m. The House has given initial approval to a proposed constitutional amendment that would mandate registered...
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