Fish

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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FILE - In this July 13, 2007 file photo, workers with the Pebble Mine project test drill in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska near the village of Iliamma. A Canadian company that was courted as a potential partner in a proposed copper-and-gold mine near one of the world's largest salmon fisheries has backed away from the project. Mine developer Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. says it was unable to finalize an agreement with First Quantum Minerals Ltd., the potential investor. The proposed mine is near Alaska's Bristol Bay, which is where about half the world's sockeye salmon is produced. (AP Photo/Al Grillo, File)
May 25, 2018 - 7:51 pm
JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A Canadian company that was courted as a potential partner in a proposed copper-and-gold mine near one of the world's largest salmon fisheries in Alaska has backed away from the project. Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd., which is seeking to develop the Pebble Mine project in...
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In this April 25, 2018 photo, the Arkansas River flows under a bridge in Salida, Colo., with the snow-covered Sawatch Range mountains in the background. Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States, there should be plenty of water this year for rafters and anglers in the Arkansas, one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers. State and federal officials say water from melting snow will surge down the river thanks to a surprisingly wet winter in the towering peaks of the Sawatch Range where the river begins. (AP Photo/Dan Elliott)
May 20, 2018 - 12:23 pm
SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — Despite a severe drought across the Southwestern United States this spring, there should be plenty of water for rafters and anglers in one of the nation's most popular mountain rivers. Water from melting snow is rushing into the Arkansas River in central Colorado, thanks to a...
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In this photo taken Monday, March 26, 2018, sea otters are seen together along the Elkhorn Slough in Moss Landing, Calif. Along 300 miles of California coastline, including Elkhorn Slough, a wildlife-friendly pocket of tidal salt marsh and rich seagrass in the curve of Monterey Bay, southern sea otters under state and federal protection as a threatened species have rebounded from as few as 50 survivors in the 1930s to more than 3,000 today. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
May 17, 2018 - 1:16 pm
MOSS LANDING, Calif. (AP) — While threatened southern sea otters bob and sun in the gentle waves of this central California estuary, wildlife experts up and down the West Coast are struggling to figure out how to restore the crucial coastal predator to an undersea world that's falling apart in...
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May 04, 2018 - 12:10 am
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Michelle Wolf is right — the monkfish really are fine. Federal fishing regulators are allowing fishermen to harvest the same amount of the ugly fish this year. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration allowed fishermen to catch about 33.8 million pounds of monkfish...
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