Sharks & Other Fish


From Oceanus Magazine

Sharks Take 'Tunnels' into the Depths

Spiraling eddies offer conduits to food in the ocean twilight zone

Mission to the Twilight Zone

The urgent quest to explore one of Earth's hidden frontiers

A Big Decline of River Herring

Tiny stones in fish hold clues to help restore populations

No Stone Unturned

'Ear stones' provide clues to help restore river herring

Shark Tales

Satellite tags reveal hidden world of ocean's largest fish

Epiphany Among the Manta Rays

Can we mobilize a navy of scuba divers as citizen scientists?

It's Hard to Kill a Killifish

Tiny coastal fish remarkably resistant to toxic PCBs

A Haven for Whale Sharks

A rare glimpse of the world's biggest fish

Alvin's Animals

Hundreds of previously unknown species have been discovered by the sub

An Ocean That's No Longer Wild

Tagging project aims to help conserve sharks, rays, and other fish

Why Haven't the Cod Come Back?

Preserved fish scales yield clues to ocean ecosystem changes

A War of Knowledge to Save Sharks

A graduate student battles to stop shark slaughters in Turkey

Swimming with Sharks

An underwater robot learns how to track great whites

Decoding the Mystery Fish

Scientists delve into the genome of the African coelacanth

Clues in Shark Vertebrae Reveal Where They've Been

Scientists take advantage of a silver lining in mushroom clouds

For Sharks, the Nose Knows

... and other research news by WHOI scientists

Willy Goldsmith

Basking shark migration

Abigail Labella

Fish, genes, and pollutants

One Man's Swamp Is a Fish's Nursery

Grad student examines otoliths (fish ear bones) to protect critical areas for juvenile coral reef fish

Pilot Study Examines Ciguatera Fish Poisoning

WHOI Tropical Research Initiative funds investigation of toxic algae

Finding Nemo...and Other Endangered Fish

A new method to tag and track fish will help protect threatened species

Big Whale, Big Sharks, Big Stink

R/V Tioga sent into action to perform whale necropsy at sea

Tracking Fish to Save Them

The Reef Fish Connectivity and Conservation Initiative

Do Marine Protected Areas Really Work?

Georges Bank experiment offers new insights on age-old questions about closing areas to fishing

Down on the Farm...Raising Fish

Aquaculture offers a sustainable source of seafood, but raises its own set of problems

The Secret Lives of Fish

Scientists learn to read the 'diary' recorded in the ear bones of fish